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Silver cyanide Quickview (CASRN 506-64-9)

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Status of Data for Silver cyanide

File First On-Line: 01/31/1987; Last Significant Revision: 01/31/1987

Category (section)
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment On-line 02/01/1996
Inhalation RfC Assessment No data
Carcinogenicity Assessment No data
  • 506-64-9
  • Cyanure d'argent
  • Kyanid stribrny
  • RCRA Waste Number P104
  • Silver cyanide
  • UN 1684
Silver cyanide Source Documents
Revision History
Date Section Description
04/01/1997 III., IV., V. Drinking Water Health Advisories, EPA Regulatory Actions, Supplementary Data were removed from IRIS on or before April, 1997. IRIS users were directed to the appropriate EPA Program Offices for this information.
Chronic Health Hazard Assessments for Noncarcinogenic Effects

Reference Dose for Chronic Oral Exposure (RfD)

Critical Effect
Point of Departure*
No observed effects (other effect: Weight loss, thyroid effects and myelin degeneration. ) NOAEL : 5.57 x101 mg/kg-day 100 1 x10-1 mg/kg-day

* The Point of Departure listed serves as a basis from which the Oral RfD was derived. See Discussion of Conversion Factors and Assumptions for more details.

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Reference Concentration for Chronic Inhalation Exposure (RfC)

Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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Carcinogenicity Assessment for Lifetime Exposure

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Oral Exposure

  • Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Inhalation Exposure

  • Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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