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Nomination Summary for Hexavalent chromium (N20110)

Nominated Substances: Hexavalent chromium ion, Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)

Nomination Date: 02/15/2001

Nominator: California EPA

Rationale: Hexavalent chromium's nomination is based on: 1) the scientific uncertainty whether hexavalent chromium is carcinogenic by the oral route, 2) the detection of hexavalent chromium in many California drinking water sources, and 3) the limited animal and human carcinogenicity data available.

NTP Principles: not specified


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.


CASRN: 7789-12-0

Agent Name: Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)