National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran (N85314)


Specific Substances: 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran

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

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 51207-31-9

Agent Name: 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran

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