IRIS

Cyanogen

CASRN 460-19-5

As of September 28, 2010, the assessment summary for cyanogen was included in the hydrogen cyanide and cyanide salts assessment summary (linked above). The RfD value is presented in section I.A.3.

Noncancer Assessment

Reference Dose for Oral Exposure (RfD) (PDF) (27 pp, 243 K) last updated: 09/28/2010

System RfD (mg/kg-day) Basis PoD Composite UF Confidence
1 x 10-3 Decreased cauda epididymis weight in male F344/N rats. The RfD for cyanogen is presented in section I.A.3 of the hydrogen cyanide and cyanide salts IRIS Summary.


Note: The RfD for cyanogen was calculated using toxicological data for CN-. See the Toxicological Review of Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts for additional details.

 


Reference Concentration for Inhalation Exposure (RfC) (PDF) (27 pp, 243 K)
Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

 

Cancer Assessment

Weight of Evidence for Cancer (PDF) (27 pp, 243 K)
Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Oral Exposure (PDF) (27 pp, 243 K)

Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Inhalation Exposure (PDF) (27 pp, 243 K)

Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

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