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beta-Propiolactone Quickview (CASRN 57-57-8)

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Status of Data for beta-Propiolactone

File First On-Line: 07/01/1991; Last Significant Revision: 07/01/1991

Category (section)
Status
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment No data
Inhalation RfC Assessment Message 07/01/1991
Carcinogenicity Assessment No data 03/01/1994
Synonyms
  • 57-57-8
  • 2-Oxetanone
  • beta-Propiolactone
  • beta-Propiolakton [Czech]
  • beta-Propionolactone
  • beta-Proprolactone
  • Betaprone
  • BPL
  • Caswell No. 709
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 010901
  • HSDB 811
  • more...
beta-Propiolactone 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)

Information reviewed but value not estimated. See IRIS Summary.

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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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