Nomination Summary for C.I. Direct blue 218 (N79479)

Nominated Substances: C.I. Direct Blue 218

Nomination Date: 09/00/1979

Nominator: NCI, CPSC, NIOSH, OSHA

Rationale: Suspicion of carcinogenicity as benzidine-based dye, interest in performing class study of such dyes, potential for widespread exposure

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 28407-37-6

Agent Name: C.I. Direct Blue 218