Health Effects Assessment for Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

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The document represents a brief, quantitatively oriented scientific summary of health effects data. It was developed by the Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office to assist the Office of Emergency and Remedial Response in establishing chemical-specific health-related goals of remedial actions. If applicable, chemical-specific subchronic and chronic toxicity interim acceptable intakes are determined for systemic toxicants, or q(sub 1)* values are determined for carcinogens for both oral and inhalation routes. A subchronic and chronic interim acceptable intake was determined for hexachlorocyclopentadiene based on both oral and inhalation exposure.


U.S. EPA. Health Effects Assessment for Hexachlorocyclopentadiene. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/540/1-86/001 (NTIS PB86134129), 1984.