National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Bis(tri-n-butyltin)oxide (N88203)


Specific Substances: bis(Tributyltin)oxide

Nomination Date: 09/13/1988

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Exposure in marine paints; fungicide in the manufacture of textiles; infinitesimal amounts have been shown to kill fish and shellfish and cause deformities in reproductive organs of snails and fiddler crabs.

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 56-35-9

Agent Name: bis(Tributyltin)oxide

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