National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Welding fumes (N20209)

Welding fumes

Specific Substances: Welding fumes

Nomination Date: 02/25/2002

Nominator: NIOSH

Rationale: Widespread occupational exposure; evidence for toxicity of mixture and components; gaps in available health effects data

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 3

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: STEELWELDFUM

Agent Name: Welding fumes

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