National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for beta-Bromo-beta-nitrostyrene (N79457)


Specific Substances: beta-Bromo-beta-nitrostyrene

Nomination Date: 09/00/1979

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High suspicion of carcinogenicity as vinyl halide, used in paper in contact with food

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

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CASRN: 7166-19-0

Agent Name: beta-Bromo-beta-nitrostyrene

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