Specific Substances: Bromoacetic acid, Bromochloromethane, 2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol, Bromoxynil octanoate, 1,2-Dibromo-2,4-dicyanobutane, Tetrabromophthalic anhydride, 2,4,6-Tribromophenol, Tribromosalan
Nomination Date: 07/31/1995
Rationale: Most brominated chemicals evaluated to-date by the NTP were carcinogenic in rodents. The mechanisms of carcinogenesis are unknown. Three of the nominated brominated chemicals have high production volumes and were identified as hazardous substances. Five of the brominated chemicals were identified as pesticides that are regulated by the EPA.
NTP Principles: not specified
Status: In Review/Pending
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: Bromoacetic acid
Agent Name: Bromochloromethane
Agent Name: 2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol
Agent Name: Bromoxynil octanoate
Agent Name: 1,2-Dibromo-2,4-dicyanobutane
Agent Name: Tetrabromophthalic anhydride
Agent Name: 2,4,6-Tribromophenol
Agent Name: Tribromosalan