National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents (N85327)

Chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents

Nominated Substances: Carbon tetrachloride, Chloroform, 1,2-Dichloroethane, Methylene chloride, Tetrachloroethylene, Trichloroethylene, Vinyl chloride, Vinylidene Chloride

Nomination Date: 03/26/1985

Nominator: International Union, UAW

Rationale: The agents in this nomination are used as industrial solvents in large quantities and as a result, a substantial number of workers are exposed by inhalation and skin contact.

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.

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CASRN: 56-23-5

Agent Name: Carbon tetrachloride

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CASRN: 67-66-3

Agent Name: Chloroform

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CASRN: 107-06-2

Agent Name: 1,2-Dichloroethane

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CASRN: 75-09-2

Agent Name: Methylene chloride

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CASRN: 127-18-4

Agent Name: Tetrachloroethylene

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CASRN: 79-01-6

Agent Name: Trichloroethylene

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CASRN: 75-01-4

Agent Name: Vinyl chloride

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CASRN: 75-35-4

Agent Name: Vinylidene Chloride

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