National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Heptachlor (N86334)


Specific Substances: Heptachlor

Nomination Date: 04/00/1986

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Contaminant in milk and other dairy products; found in meat in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Potential for exposure to infants that are breast-fed.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 76-44-8

Agent Name: Heptachlor

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