Specific 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)
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: Gypsum