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Acetochlor Quickview (CASRN 34256-82-1)

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Status of Data for Acetochlor

File First On-Line: 09/01/1993; Last Significant Revision: 09/01/1993

Category (section)
Status
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment On-line 09/01/1993
Inhalation RfC Assessment No data
Carcinogenicity Assessment No data
Synonyms
  • 2-Chloro-N-(ethoxymethyl)-6'-ethylacet-o-toluidide
  • 2-Chloro-N-(ethoxymethyl)-6'-ethyl-o-acetotoluidide
  • 2-Chloro-n-(ethoxymethyl)-n-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)acetamide
  • 34256-82-1
  • Acetamide, 2-chloro-N-(ethoxymethyl)-N-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)-
  • Acetochlor
  • Acetochlore
  • Azetochlor
  • Caswell No. 003b
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 121601
  • MG 02
  • more...
Acetochlor Source Documents
Revision History
Date Section Description
04/01/1997 III., IV., V. Drinking Water Health Advisories, 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*
UF RfD
Salivation, increased ALT and ornithine carbamyl transferase; significant increases in triglyceride and decreased blood glucose levels; histopathological changes in kidneys and testes of males NOAEL : 2 mg/kg-day 100 2 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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