National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Prednisone (N91207)


Specific Substances: Prednisone

Nomination Date: 05/14/1991

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Extensive use in pharmaceuticals, significant human exposure, lack of adequate carcinogenesis data.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 53-03-2

Agent Name: Prednisone

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