National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Asbestos fibers (N94201)

Asbestos fibers

Specific Substances: Naturally occurring asbestos and related mineral fibers

Nomination Date: 03/10/1994

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Need for study to establish exposure-response or dose-response relationship; establish safety of new fibers

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 6, 7

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: ASBESTOSFIB

Agent Name: Naturally occurring asbestos and related mineral fibers

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