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Nomination Summary for Emodin (N83002)

Nominated Substances: Emodin

Nomination Date: 07/06/1983

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Positive results in Salmonella assay for genotoxicity; widespread use by women during pregnancy; teratogenicity of related synthetic compounds known as anthracyclines.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8


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CASRN: 518-82-1

Agent Name: Emodin