National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Carbon disulfide (N85002)

Carbon disulfide

Nominated Substances: Carbon disulfide

Nomination Date: 05/28/1985

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Widely used solvent with acute toxicological effects for which chronic exposures to low concentrations need to be examined. Void in toxicological data; high volume; potential to exposure due to widespread use.

NTP Principles: 4, 8

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 75-15-0

Agent Name: Carbon disulfide

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