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Nomination Summary for PCDF (1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran) (N85214)

Nominated Substances: 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran (PCDF)

Nomination Date: 10/03/1984

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Ubiquitous environmental contaminant; little known of its toxicity; potential for human exposure; very stable and resistant to chemical degradation.

NTP Principles: not specified


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.


CASRN: 57117-41-6

Agent Name: 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran (PCDF)