National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Bisacodyl (N96031)

Bisacodyl

Specific Substances: Bisacodyl

Nomination Date: 05/10/1996

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: This chemical is structurally related to phenolphthalein and being used as a replacement for phenolphthalein in over-the-counter laxatives.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 603-50-9

Agent Name: Bisacodyl

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