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Ethyl acetate Quickview (CASRN 141-78-6)

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Status of Data for Ethyl acetate

File First On-Line: 03/01/1987; Last Significant Revision: 03/01/1987

Category (section)
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment Yes 03/01/1987
Inhalation RfC Assessment No
Carcinogenicity Assessment No
  • Acetic acid, ethyl ester
  • Acetic ether
  • Acetoxyethane
  • Essigester
  • Ethylacetaat
  • Ethyl acetic ester
  • Ethyle (acetate d')
  • Ethyl ethanoate
  • Octan etylu
  • RCRA Waste Number u112
  • UN 1173
  • more...
Ethyl acetate Source Documents
Revision History
Date Section Description
04/01/1997 III., IV., V. Drinking Water Health Advirsories, EPA Regulatory Actions, and 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*
Mortality and body weight loss NOEL : 9.00 x102 mg/kg-day 1000 9 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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