IRIS

Potassium cyanide

CASRN 151-50-8

The assessment summary for potassium cyanide is based on the Toxicological Review for Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts (see related topics). The RfD value for potassium cyanide is presented in Section I.A.3 of the IRIS Summary as well as Section 5.1.3 of the toxicological review.

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
2 x 10-3 Decreased cauda epididymis weight in male F344/N rats. The RfD for potassium cyanide is presented in section I.A.3 of the hydrogen cyanide and cyanide salts IRIS Summary.


Note: The RfD for potassium cyanide was calculated using toxicological data for CN-. See related topics 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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