National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Fluorosilicate compounds (N20129)

Fluorosilicate compounds

Specific Substances: Hexafluorosilicic Acid, Sodium Hexafluorosilicate

Nomination Date: 05/14/2001

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Primary agents used to fluoridate public drinking water systems; lack of toxicity information; assumed complete dissociation to free fluoride under normal conditions of use not supported by experimental evidence

NTP Principles: 1, 2

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 16961-83-4

Agent Name: Hexafluorosilicic Acid

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CASRN: 16893-85-9

Agent Name: Sodium Hexafluorosilicate

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