Nominated Substances: Hydralazine hydrochloride
Nomination Date: 06/02/1997
Nominator: Private Individual
Rationale: Hydralazine hydrochloride is used in various antihypertensive drug formulations for which several million prescriptions are written annually. It is suspected of being a carcinogen based on mutagenicity data and positive mutagenicity and carcinogenicity data in animals for structurally related compounds. There is a lack of complete and adequate 2-year bioassay data for hydralazine hydrochloride.
NTP Principles: not specified
Status: In Review/Pending
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Agent Name: Hydralazine hydrochloride