National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for 1,3-Hexachlorobutadiene (N20123)

1,3-Hexachlorobutadiene

Specific Substances: Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene

Nomination Date: 04/10/2001

Nominator: Proposition 65 Science Advisory Board Carcinogen Identification Committee

Rationale: Persistent industrial by-product widely dispersed in environment; some evidence for carcinogenicity; existing data insufficient to characterize carcinogenic hazard

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 87-68-3

Agent Name: Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene

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