National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for 3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine (N79321)

3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine

Nominated Substances: 3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: CPSC

Rationale: Presumptive carcinogen, need for definitive studies, common moiety of benzidine-based dyes

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 4


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CASRN: 119-93-7

Agent Name: 3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine

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