National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Mineral particulate (N94010)

Mineral particulate

Specific Substances: Talc

Nomination Date: 04/05/1994

Nominator: International Union, UAW

Rationale: Substantial exposure in the transportation equipment and related metalworking industries; evidence for human health risks, particularly occupational cancer and respiratory toxicity found in epidemiological studies.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

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: 14807-96-6

Agent Name: Talc

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