National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for ((o-Carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury sodium salt (Thimerosal) (N81201)

((o-Carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury sodium salt (Thimerosal)

Specific Substances: ((o-Carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury sodium salt

Nomination Date: 08/01/1981

Nominator: NIOSH

Rationale: Assess mutagenic activity of a group of chemicals with high occupational exposure (> 100,000) workers)

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 54-64-8

Agent Name: ((o-Carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury sodium salt

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