Specific Substances: Urushiol
Nomination Date: 06/05/1984
Nominator: American Academy of Dermatology
Rationale: One of the most common and important occupational contact allergens. Little is known about the toxicologic properties even though it has been administered systemically in attempts at desensitization. Desensitization kits are still available and most of these come with some warning about the development of nephrotic syndrome.
NTP Principles: not specified
Status: No Testing
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: Urushiol