Specific Substances: Anthraquinone
Nomination Date: 01/16/1986
Rationale: Anthraquinone's use in the pulp and paper industry is expected to increase significantly. Human exposure to anthraquinone via water and air is expected to increase. Several substituted anthraquinone compounds have demonstrated carcinogenicity activity in NTP 2-year studies.
NTP Principles: not specified