National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Iron Oxide Fume and Other Welding Generated Small Particles (N21103)

Iron Oxide Fume and Other Welding Generated Small Particles

Specific Substances: No Specific Substances or Agents are Selected for this Nomination

Nomination Date: 12/06/2010

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: concern regarding potential carcinogenicity of small particles and metal oxide particles present in occupational environments; inadequate experimental carcinogenicity studies of iron oxide fume and other components of welding fume

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Received

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