National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methane [27575-78-6] and Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methanol [3010-80-8] (N20816)

Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methane [27575-78-6] and Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methanol [3010-80-8]

Nominated Substances: Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methane, Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methanol

Nomination Date: 08/20/2008

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Widespread occurrence and persistence in the environment; suspicion of toxicity based on anti-androgenic activity; lack of adequate toxicity data

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 27575-78-6

Agent Name: Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methane

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CASRN: 3010-80-8

Agent Name: Tris(4-chlorophenyl)methanol

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