National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Methyl bromide (N80338)

Methyl bromide

Specific Substances: Methyl bromide

Nomination Date: 03/00/1980

Nominator: California Department of Health

Rationale: Widely used fumigant, mutagenic in two in vitro test systems

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 74-83-9

Agent Name: Methyl bromide

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