National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Graphite (pitch-based) fibers (N85202)

Graphite (pitch-based) fibers

Specific Substances: Graphite (pitch-based fibrous)

Nomination Date: 05/23/1985

Nominator: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL/CIO)

Rationale: A high volume commercial product that has been associated with tumors in skin tests. Adequate database does not exist on basis of which standard can be set for this essentially unregulated substance.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending

Agents and Status

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Agent Name: Graphite (pitch-based fibrous)

  • No studies are available.
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