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Nomination Summary for Wood dust (N85329)

Nominated 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

  • No studies are available.