You are here:
IRIS Toxicological Review of Nitrobenzene (External Review Draft)
Federal Register Notices
Notice - This site contains archived material(s)
Archived files are provided for reference purposes only. The file was current when produced, but is no longer maintained and may now be outdated. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing archived files may contact the NCEA Webmaster for assistance. Please visit http://epa.gov/ncea to access current information.
Nitrobenzene is used extensively in chemical manufacturing, especially in the synthesis of other industrial chemicals and intermediates. Most important among these is aniline. A re-assessment of the potential health effects of nitrobenzene has been undertaken. The draft assessment will present reference values for the noncancer effects (RfD and RfC) and a cancer assessment (IUR).
Combined with specific exposure information, government and private entities can use IRIS to help characterize public health risks of chemical substances in a site-specific situation and thereby support risk management decision designed to protect public health.
|Mar 2007||EPA released the external review draft for public review and comment.|
|May 2007||EPA hosted an independent peer review panel workshop to discuss the draft report.|
|Feb 2009||EPA released the final Toxicological Review of Nitrobenzene: in support of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS).|
This download(s) is distributed solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. It has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency determination or policy.