National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Indium phosphide (N87314)

Indium phosphide

Specific Substances: Indium phosphide

Nomination Date: 06/22/1987

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Widely used in the electronics industry as a semiconductor compound; potential for acute toxicity; lack of chronic toxicity data. Potential for increased use as proposed replacement for silicon.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 2

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 22398-80-7

Agent Name: Indium phosphide

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