Nomination Summary for Pesticides and herbicides (N94318)

Nominated Substances: Benzene hexachloride, p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene, Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), Lindane

Nomination Date: 08/25/1994

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Research needed on the potential carcinogenic effects of pesticides and herbicides; potential for widespread human exposure.

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.


CASRN: 608-73-1

Agent Name: Benzene hexachloride

  • No studies are available.

CASRN: 72-55-9

Agent Name: p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene


CASRN: 50-29-3

Agent Name: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)


CASRN: 58-89-9

Agent Name: Lindane