National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Azathioprine (N86319)


Specific Substances: Azathioprine

Nomination Date: 11/00/1985

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Generate data on toxicity and carcinogenicity in animals of this immunosuppressive agent to correlate with carcinogenicity findings in humans.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 446-86-6

Agent Name: Azathioprine

NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.