Specific Substances: Wood dust
Nomination Date: 03/26/1985
Nominator: International Union, UAW
Rationale: Epidemiological evidence has established an association between occupational exposure to wood dust and increased risk of cancer. There is also evidence of adverse non-malignant respiratory effects of exposure to wood dust at exposure levels permitted by the existing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard.
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.
Agent Name: Wood dust