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NEOMYCIN SULFATE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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Synoym(s): NEOMYCIN, SULFATE (SALT) ; BIOSOL VETERINARY; BYKOMYCIN; FRADIOMYCIN SULFATE; LIDAMYCIN CREME; MYCAIFRADIN SULFATE; MYCIFRADIN-N; MYCIGIENT; NEO-MANTLE CREME; NEOBIOTIC; NEOFRACIN

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

Concern Reference
Possible human developmental toxicantCalifornia EPA Proposition 65

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
One or more human case studies show equivocal or allergenic effectsNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Data gaps

Concern Reference
7,115 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

California EPA (California Environmental Protection Agency). 9/2008. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. Chemicals known to the State to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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