Benzoic acid

CASRN 65-85-0

Health Hazard Assessments for Effects Other than Cancer


Reference Dose for Oral Exposure (RfD) (PDF) (11 pp, 108 K) last updated: 07/01/1993

RfD (mg/kg-day) System Basis PoD Composite UF Confidence
4 None No adverse effects observed NOAEL : 4.4
mg/kg-day
1 Medium

Reference Concentration for Inhalation Exposure (RfC) (PDF) (11 pp, 108 K)
Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

Cancer Assessment


Weight of Evidence for Cancer (PDF) (11 pp, 108 K) last updated: 05/01/1991

WOE Characterization Framework for WOE Characterization
D (Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity) Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment (US EPA, 1986)
Basis:
  • No human data and inadequate data from animal bioassays
  • This may be a synopsis of the full weight-of-evidence narrative.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Oral Exposure (PDF) (11 pp, 108 K)

Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Inhalation Exposure (PDF) (11 pp, 108 K)

Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

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