National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Acetochlor (N92003)


Specific Substances: Acetochlor, Simazine

Nomination Date: 01/10/1992

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Potential for large scale human exposure as a herbicide through environmental contact or food; lack of carcinogenicity data.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

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: 34256-82-1

Agent Name: Acetochlor

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CASRN: 122-34-9

Agent Name: Simazine

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