National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Bismuth subsalicylate (N80325)

Bismuth subsalicylate

Nominated Substances: Bismuth subsalicylate

Nomination Date: 01/00/1980

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Representative bismuth compound; considerable potential for human exposure resulting from its use as an antidiarrheal agent; unknown suspicion of carcinogenic activity

NTP Principles: not specified

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CASRN: 14882-18-9

Agent Name: Bismuth subsalicylate

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