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epsilon-Hexachlorocyclohexane (epsilon-HC) Quickview (CASRN 6108-10-7)

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Status of Data for epsilon-Hexachlorocyclohexane (epsilon-HC)

File First On-Line: 03/31/1987; Last Significant Revision: 03/31/1987

Category (section)
Status
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment No data
Inhalation RfC Assessment No data
Carcinogenicity Assessment On-line 07/01/1993
Synonyms
  • Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-
  • Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-, (1alpha,2alpha,3alpha,4beta,5beta,6beta)-
  • Epsilon-hc
  • Epsilon-hch
  • Hexachlorocyclohexane, epsilon-
  • epsilon-1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexachlorocyclohexane
  • Hexachlorocyclohexane (epsilon-HC)
epsilon-Hexachlorocyclohexane (epsilon-HC) 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 and inadequate data from animal bioassays.
    • 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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