Nomination Summary for Fumonisin B1 (N91009)

Nominated Substances: Fumonisin B1

Nomination Date: 09/13/1991

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Concern about adverse effects of fumonisins on animal health and potential toxic effects of fumonisin residues on humans consuming animals exposed to fumonisins; concern about adverse effects of fumonisin contaminated corn products consumed directly by human; and recent studies indicating that fumonisin B1 is a tumor promoter in rats and induces primary hepatocarcinomas and cholangiocarcinomas in rats.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 116355-83-0

Agent Name: Fumonisin B1