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Bis(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) ether Quickview (CASRN 108-60-1)

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Status of Data for Bis(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) ether

File First On-Line: 10/01/1989; Last Significant Revision: 10/01/1989

Category (section)
Status
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment On-line 08/01/1990
Inhalation RfC Assessment No data
Carcinogenicity Assessment No data
Synonyms
  • RCRA waste number U027
  • 2,2'-Oxybis(1-chloropropane)
  • 108-60-1
  • BCMEE
  • Beta,beta'-dichlorodiisopropyl ether
  • Bis(1-chloroisopropyl) ether
  • Bis(1-chloro-2-propyl) ether
  • Bis(beta-chloroisopropyl) ether
  • Bis(2-chloroisopropyl) ether
  • DCIP (nematocide)
  • Dichlorodiisopropyl ether
  • more...
Bis(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) ether Source Documents
Chronic Health Hazard Assessments for Noncarcinogenic Effects

Reference Dose for Chronic Oral Exposure (RfD)

Critical Effect
Point of Departure*
UF RfD
Decrease in hemoglobin and possible erythrocyte destruction NOAEL : 3.58 x101 mg/kg-day 1000 4 x10-2 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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