National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Chloroform (N72001)


Specific Substances: Chloroform

Nomination Date: 01/00/1972

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widespread usage; one agent in a study of halogenated alkanes that occur in the general and occupational environment; based on chemical structure, use, and prior suspicion of carcinogenicity.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 67-66-3

Agent Name: Chloroform

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