National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Ochratoxin A (N79340)

Ochratoxin A

Specific Substances: Ochratoxin A

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Member of class of mycotoxins which are contaminants of grains and cereals under certain environmental conditions, indications of carcinogenic potential in limited animal studies

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 1, 4, 5

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 303-47-9

Agent Name: Ochratoxin A

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