National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Alcohol-arsenic combination (N20328)

Alcohol-arsenic combination

Nominated Substances: No Specific Substances or Agents are Selected for this Nomination

Nomination Date: 10/26/2002

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: There is abundant data documenting the toxicity of alcoholic beverages and arsenic found in drinking water. However, data is lacking related to the potential hazards related to the combination of arsenic and alcohol in beverages.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Received

NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.