National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Mold (air contaminant) (N20204)

Mold (air contaminant)

Nominated Substances: Alternaria alternata mold, Aspergillus fumigatus mold, Damp Building Mold Mixture, 2-Octanone, Stachybotrys chartarum, Stachybotrys chartarum strain 1 mold (macrocyclic trichothecene chemotype), Stachybotrys chartarum strain 2 mold (atranone chemotype), Water Damaged Building Mold Mixture

Nomination Date: 12/28/2001

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Public concern regarding potential non-infectious adverse health effects of fungal exposures in indoor environments; inadequate toxicological data available evaluating potential systemic toxicity from long-term exposure to this organism under relevant exposure scenarios

NTP Principles: 2

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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

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CASRN: ALTERNARIA

Agent Name: Alternaria alternata mold

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CASRN: ASPERGILLUS

Agent Name: Aspergillus fumigatus mold

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CASRN: DAMPBLDGMOLD

Agent Name: Damp Building Mold Mixture

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CASRN: 111-13-7

Agent Name: 2-Octanone

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 67892-26-6

Agent Name: Stachybotrys chartarum

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CASRN: STACHYSTRN1

Agent Name: Stachybotrys chartarum strain 1 mold (macrocyclic trichothecene chemotype)

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CASRN: STACHYSTRN2

Agent Name: Stachybotrys chartarum strain 2 mold (atranone chemotype)

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CASRN: H2ODAMAGEMLD

Agent Name: Water Damaged Building Mold Mixture

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