National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Phosphine (N92304)


Nominated Substances: Phosphine

Nomination Date: 04/00/1992

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Renomination for carcinogenicity studies based on prediction of sharp increase in its use as a grain fumigant; increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; worker exposure

NTP Principles: not specified

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CASRN: 7803-51-2

Agent Name: Phosphine

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