National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Benzo(a)pyrene (N89201)


Specific Substances: Benzo(a)pyrene

Nomination Date: 06/12/1989

Nominator: California EPA

Rationale: Widespread exposure as a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon; need for reliable quantitative risk assessment data

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 50-32-8

Agent Name: Benzo(a)pyrene

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