National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (N79384)


Specific Substances: Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: NCI, NIOSH, OSHA

Rationale: Widespread use in industry, candidate chemical for NIOSH criteria document, lack of adequate carcinogenicity data

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

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: 77-47-4

Agent Name: Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

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