National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Arsenic trioxide (N84341)

Arsenic trioxide

Specific Substances: Arsenic trioxide

Nomination Date: 08/28/1984

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Arsenic is cited as a human carcinogen that has never been shown to cause tumors in animals.

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 1327-53-3

Agent Name: Arsenic trioxide

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