National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Ethidium bromide (N94310)

Ethidium bromide

Specific Substances: Ethidium bromide

Nomination Date: 04/06/1994

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Lack of carcinogenicity and toxicity data; known mutagen.

NTP Principles: 2, 6

Status: Deferred

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CASRN: 1239-45-8

Agent Name: Ethidium bromide

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