National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Benzene (N77201)


Nominated Substances: Benzene

Nomination Date: 07/27/1977

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High annual production, occurrence in drinking water. Selection for testing predated NTP.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 71-43-2

Agent Name: Benzene

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