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.
Agent Name: Hexavalent chromium ion
Agent Name: Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)