National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for 2,2'-Dipyridyl (N94306)

2,2'-Dipyridyl

Specific Substances: 2,2-Dipyridyl

Nomination Date: 07/25/1994

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential for human exposure and suspicion of carcinogenicity based on positive results in a Salmonella mutagenicity test. It is a lipophilic iron chelating agent that has produced teratogenic effects in rats.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing


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CASRN: 366-18-7

Agent Name: 2,2-Dipyridyl

  • No studies are available.
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