National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for o-Phenanthroline (N80201)


Specific Substances: o-Phenanthroline

Nomination Date: 06/01/1980

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Structural interest - nominated as research chemical to determine effect of nitrogen moiety on potential toxicity of phenanthrene system.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 66-71-7

Agent Name: o-Phenanthroline

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