National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2',2'''-Dithiobisbenzanilide (N20614)


Specific Substances: 2',2'''-Dithiobisbenzanilide

Nomination Date: 04/26/2006

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: The current literature on toxicological effects of this chemical is inadequate. Acute studies reporting irritation & sensitization data exist, but no subchronic, chronic, or genotoxicity tests were found. The compound is toxic to aquatic organisms and its release from industrial waste streams may be hazardous to the environment.

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 135-57-9

Agent Name: 2',2'''-Dithiobisbenzanilide

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