IRIS

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

System RfD (mg/kg-day) Basis PoD Composite UF Confidence
None 4 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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