Health Assessment Document for Epichlorohydrin. External Review Draft

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This document summarizes current scientific information regarding the health and environmental effects of epichlorohydrin. The observed effects, as presented herein, constitute the health basis from which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will make a decision whether to list and to regulate epichlorohydrin as a hazardous air pollutant under the Clean Air Act. Specifically, this document discusses the following topics: physical and chemical properties of epichlorohydrin; environmental occurrence; metabolism, toxicology, and climination; and factors most relevant to assessing quantitative health risks.


Keneklis, T., S. Bayard, L. Anderson, C. Sakai, AND K. Lavappa. Health Assessment Document for Epichlorohydrin. External Review Draft. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/8-83/032A (NTIS PB84128669), 1983.