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Nomination Summary for Gypsum, natural & synthetic forms (N20517)

Nominated Substances: Gypsum

Nomination Date: 06/21/2005

Nominator: Mount Sinai Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association of the United States and Canada

Rationale: Widespread worker exposures in numerous occupations and to the general population after destruction of the World Trade Centers in 2001; very limited toxicity data to assess potential health risks (1, 2, 3, 6)

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 3, 6

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