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Nomination Summary for Chloral hydrate (N91008)

Nominated Substances: Chloral hydrate

Nomination Date: 09/13/1991

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Widely used in pediatric medicine to sedate children for medical procedures such as minor surgery, diagnostic and dental; evidence of carcinogenic potential in male mice.

NTP Principles: 4, 8

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 302-17-0

Agent Name: Chloral hydrate