National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Atrazine (N91214)


Specific Substances: Atrazine

Nomination Date: 12/06/1991

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Widely used as pre-emergent herbicide; potential for groundwater contamination; studies indicating tumor induction in mice

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 1912-24-9

Agent Name: Atrazine

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