Specific Substances: Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)
Nomination Date: 10/26/2000
Nominator: California State Senator Adam Schiff
Rationale: The safety of the drinking water in several California cities is being questioned as a result of hexavalent chromium compound contamination. Definitive data on whether hexavalent chromium administered in drinking water is carcinogenic is needed.
NTP Principles: not specified