National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Tetrachloroethylene (N76020)


Specific Substances: Tetrachloroethylene

Nomination Date: 05/00/1976

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production, wide exposure, found in drinking water

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Unknown

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CASRN: 127-18-4

Agent Name: Tetrachloroethylene

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