National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Pesticides (N94316)

Pesticides

Specific Substances: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), Malathion, Parathion

Nomination Date: 08/25/1994

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Testing needed to investigate the relationship between pesticides and breast cancer; between lowered sperm counts, and the feminization of bird/fish/mammal species.

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: 50-29-3

Agent Name: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)

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CASRN: 121-75-5

Agent Name: Malathion

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CASRN: 56-38-2

Agent Name: Parathion

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