National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Sodium thioglycolate (N96045)

Sodium thioglycolate

Nominated Substances: Sodium thioglycolate

Nomination Date: 09/20/1996

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Sodium thioglycolate is nominated for reproductive studies based on widespread worker and consumer exposure. It is used mainly in cosmetic products, permanent wave and hair straightening products and exposure is mainly to the female population.

NTP Principles: 2, 3

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 367-51-1

Agent Name: Sodium thioglycolate

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