National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for C.I. Direct brown 2 (N80333)

C.I. Direct brown 2

Specific Substances: C.I. Direct Brown 2

Nomination Date: 01/00/1980

Nominator: NCI, NIOSH

Rationale: potential for considerable human exposure; structural relationship to C.I. Direct Brown 95, which was found carcinogenic in a prior NCI bioassay; expected to be metabolized to the human carcinogen benzidine

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Unknown


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CASRN: 2429-82-5

Agent Name: C.I. Direct Brown 2

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