National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Roxarsone (N79336)


Specific Substances: Roxarsone

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Arsenic residues in tissues of swine and poultry given feeds containing organic arsenicals could cause health effects if present in form toxic to man

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 4, 5

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 121-19-7

Agent Name: Roxarsone

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