National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Tungsten trioxide & suboxides (N20343)

Tungsten trioxide & suboxides

Specific Substances: Tungsten, Tungsten oxide (W10 O29), Tungsten oxide (W18 O49), Tungsten Suboxide Fibers, Tungsten trioxide

Nomination Date: 05/19/2003

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Important industrial raw materials; one of several metals that may form toxic fibrous "whiskers"; carcinogenic potential of tungsten (vs. cemented tungsten carbide) is not adequately characterized

NTP Principles: 1, 3, 7

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: 7440-33-7

Agent Name: Tungsten

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 12037-58-0

Agent Name: Tungsten oxide (W10 O29)

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 12037-57-9

Agent Name: Tungsten oxide (W18 O49)

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: TUNGSTENFIB

Agent Name: Tungsten Suboxide Fibers

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 1314-35-8

Agent Name: Tungsten trioxide

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