National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Chlordecone (Kepone) (N77221)

Chlordecone (Kepone)

Specific Substances: Chlordecone

Nomination Date: 12/21/1976

Nominator: NCI, NIEHS

Rationale: Inadequate testing and public interest

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 143-50-0

Agent Name: Chlordecone

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