National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Cobalt metal powder (N20208)

Cobalt metal powder

Specific Substances: Cobalt

Nomination Date: 02/05/2002

Nominator: Cobalt Development Institute

Rationale: Widespread occupational exposure; evidence for toxicity; insufficient data to assess chronic toxicity and carcinogenic potential

NTP Principles: 1, 2

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 7440-48-4

Agent Name: Cobalt

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