National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Water disinfection by-products (N91006)

Water disinfection by-products

Specific Substances: Bromoacetic acid, Bromochloroacetonitrile, Bromodichloroacetic Acid, Chloral, 3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone(MX), Dibromoacetic acid, Dibromoacetonitrile, Dichloroacetonitrile

Nomination Date: 03/11/1991

Nominator: American Water Works Association Research Federation (AWWARF)

Rationale: Lack of carcinogenicity information on water disinfection byproducts; wide human exposure

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: 79-08-3

Agent Name: Bromoacetic acid

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CASRN: 83463-62-1

Agent Name: Bromochloroacetonitrile

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 71133-14-7

Agent Name: Bromodichloroacetic Acid

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CASRN: 75-87-6

Agent Name: Chloral

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CASRN: 77439-76-0

Agent Name: 3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone(MX)

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CASRN: 631-64-1

Agent Name: Dibromoacetic acid

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CASRN: 3252-43-5

Agent Name: Dibromoacetonitrile

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CASRN: 3018-12-0

Agent Name: Dichloroacetonitrile

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