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Chlorite (sodium salt) Quickview (CASRN 7758-19-2)

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Status of Data for Chlorite (sodium salt)

File First On-Line: 11/01/1995; Last Significant Revision: 10/11/2000

Category (section)
Status
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment On-line 10/12/2000
Inhalation RfC Assessment On-line 10/12/2000
Carcinogenicity Assessment On-line 10/12/2000
Synonyms
  • 14998-27-7
  • Chlorite
  • Chlorous acid, ion (1-)
  • Clorito [Spanish]
  • Chlorite (sodium salt)
Chlorite (sodium salt) Source Documents
Chronic Health Hazard Assessments for Noncarcinogenic Effects

Reference Dose for Chronic Oral Exposure (RfD)

Critical Effect
Point of Departure*
UF RfD
Neurodevelopmental effects NOAEL : 3 mg/kg-day 100 3 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)

Information reviewed but value not estimated. See IRIS Summary.

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Carcinogenicity Assessment for Lifetime Exposure
  • Weight-of-Evidence Characterization
    • D (Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity)
    • Carcinogenic potential cannot be determined
  • Weight-of-Evidence Narrative:
    • Under the current guidelines (U.S. EPA, 1986), chlorite is classified as Group D; not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity because of inadequate data in humans and animals. Under the draft Carcinogen Assessment Guidelines (U.S. EPA, 1996), the human carcinogenicity of chlorite cannot be determined because of a lack of human data and limitations in animal studies.
    • 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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