National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 4-Chloronitrobenzene (N84319)


Specific Substances: 2-Chloronitrobenzene, 4-Chloronitrobenzene

Nomination Date: 05/00/1984

Nominator: EPA

Rationale: High production volume. Chloronitrobenzenes are potent cyanogenic and anemiagenic chemicals. Data on potential effects of chronic exposure are needed.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 88-73-3

Agent Name: 2-Chloronitrobenzene

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CASRN: 100-00-5

Agent Name: 4-Chloronitrobenzene

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