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1,3-Dichlorobenzene Quickview (CASRN 541-73-1)

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Status of Data for 1,3-Dichlorobenzene

File First On-Line: 09/01/1990; Last Significant Revision: 09/01/1990

Category (section)
Status
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment No data 08/01/1992
Inhalation RfC Assessment No data
Carcinogenicity Assessment On-line 09/01/1990
Under Re-Assessment
Synonyms
  • 541-73-1
  • Benzene, m-dichloro-
  • 1,3-Dichlorobenzene
  • m-Dichlorobenzene
  • m-Dichlorobenzol
  • m-Phenylene dichloride
  • Benzene, 1,3-dichloro-
  • HSDB 522
  • NSC 8754
  • Dichlorobenzene
1,3-Dichlorobenzene Source Documents
Chronic Health Hazard Assessments for Noncarcinogenic Effects

Reference Dose for Chronic Oral Exposure (RfD)

Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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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
  • Weight-of-Evidence Characterization
    • D (Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity)
  • Weight-of-Evidence Narrative:
    • Based on no human data, no animal data and limited genetic data.
    • This may be a synopsis of the full weight-of-evidence narrative. See IRIS Summary.

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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