National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Dimethyldisulfide (N88102)


Specific Substances: Dimethyldisulfide

Nomination Date: 09/13/1988

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production volume; growing demand and new uses. Extensive potential for dermal exposure; has been identified in various food stuffs and municipal potable water supplies as well as in ponds, lakes and sea water. Lack of toxicity data.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending

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CASRN: 624-92-0

Agent Name: Dimethyldisulfide

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