Pentachlorobenzene

CASRN 608-93-5

  • IRIS Summary (PDF) (10 pp, 101 K)
  • Status: Pentachlorobenzene is not being reassessed by IRIS at this time.

Health Hazard Assessments for Effects Other than Cancer


Reference Dose for Oral Exposure (RfD) (PDF) (10 pp, 101 K) last updated: 01/31/1987

RfD (mg/kg-day) System Basis PoD Composite UF Confidence
8 x10-4 Hepatic, Urinary Liver and kidney toxicity LOAEL : 8.3
mg/kg-day
10000 Low

Reference Concentration for Inhalation Exposure (RfC) (PDF) (10 pp, 101 K)
Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

Cancer Assessment


Weight of Evidence for Cancer (PDF) (10 pp, 101 K) last updated: 11/01/1992

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 no animal data available.
  • This may be a synopsis of the full weight-of-evidence narrative.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Oral Exposure (PDF) (10 pp, 101 K)

Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Inhalation Exposure (PDF) (10 pp, 101 K)

Not assessed under the IRIS Program.

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