National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Cefuroxime (N99021)


Specific Substances: Cefuroxime

Nomination Date: 05/19/1999

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Potential for prolonged exposures; lack of carcinogenicity data

NTP Principles: 2, 3, 7

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 55268-75-2

Agent Name: Cefuroxime

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