National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Pesticides and herbicides (N94318)

Pesticides and herbicides

Specific 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.

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CASRN: 608-73-1

Agent Name: Benzene hexachloride

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 72-55-9

Agent Name: p,p'-Dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene

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CASRN: 50-29-3

Agent Name: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)

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CASRN: 58-89-9

Agent Name: Lindane

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