National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Chlordane (N88001)


Specific Substances: Chlordane (analytical grade), Chlordane (technical grade)

Nomination Date: 02/04/1988

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Extensive human exposure to chlordane and may be a long latency period before any symptoms appear. Not unlikely that chlordane is being stockpiled and will continue to be used by many homeowners.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 57-74-9

Agent Name: Chlordane (analytical grade)

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CASRN: 12789-03-6

Agent Name: Chlordane (technical grade)

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