National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Water disinfection by-products FY 95 (N95024)

Water disinfection by-products FY 95

Nominated Substances: Bromodichloroacetic Acid, Bromopicrin (tribromonitromethane), Chlorate (chlorate ion), 3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone(MX), Cyanogen chloride, Dibromoacetic acid, Glyoxal, Methyl glyoxal, Sodium chlorate

Nomination Date: 04/19/1995

Nominator: EPA

Rationale: The process of water purification can produce unwanted contaminant by-products. There is widespread exposure to treated drinking water, yet there is limited toxicity study data upon which to base human risk.

NTP Principles: 1, 2

Status: In Review


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: 71133-14-7

Agent Name: Bromodichloroacetic Acid

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CASRN: 464-10-8

Agent Name: Bromopicrin (tribromonitromethane)

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CASRN: 14866-68-3

Agent Name: Chlorate (chlorate ion)

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 77439-76-0

Agent Name: 3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone(MX)

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CASRN: 506-77-4

Agent Name: Cyanogen chloride

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CASRN: 631-64-1

Agent Name: Dibromoacetic acid

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CASRN: 107-22-2

Agent Name: Glyoxal

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CASRN: 78-98-8

Agent Name: Methyl glyoxal

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 7775-09-9

Agent Name: Sodium chlorate

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