National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Urushiol (N85213)

Urushiol

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

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CASRN: 53237-59-5

Agent Name: Urushiol

  • No studies are available.
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