National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Soluble and insoluble nickel salts (N90002)

Soluble and insoluble nickel salts

Specific Substances: Nickel (II) oxide, Nickel sulfate hexahydrate, Nickel subsulfide

Nomination Date: 10/12/1989

Nominator: California EPA

Rationale: Need for studies to ascertain the carcinogenic potential of nickel compounds by the oral route. Need dose-response data for low dose extrapolation to establish health-based exposure criteria for humans environmentally exposed to nickel.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 1313-99-1

Agent Name: Nickel (II) oxide

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CASRN: 10101-97-0

Agent Name: Nickel sulfate hexahydrate

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CASRN: 12035-72-2

Agent Name: Nickel subsulfide

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