National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for 5-Amino-o-cresol (N20210)

5-Amino-o-cresol

Specific Substances: 5-Amino-o-cresol

Nomination Date: 02/22/2002

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widely used in permanent hair dyes; some evidence of toxicity; lack of carcinogenicity data

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 3

Status: No Testing


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 2835-95-2

Agent Name: 5-Amino-o-cresol

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