National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for 2-Chloropyridine (N97029)

2-Chloropyridine

Nominated Substances: o-Chloropyridine

Nomination Date: 09/30/1997

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: 2-Chloropyridine's nomination is based on: 1) increasing production and use as a pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediate; 2) potential for occupational and environmental exposures; 3) evidence of mutagenicity based on results in several short-term test systems; 4) suspicion of carcinogenicity based on structure and evidence of mutagenic or carcinogenic effects associated with structurally related chemicals

NTP Principles: 2, 6, 7

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 109-09-1

Agent Name: o-Chloropyridine

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