- IRIS Summary (PDF) (10 pp, 100 K)
- Status: n-Butanol is in step 4 at this time.
IRIS Toxicological Review of n-Butanol (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
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U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of n-Butanol (Interagency Science Consultation Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/635/R-11/081C, 2011.
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The draft Toxicological Review of n-butanol provides scientific support and rationale for the hazard and dose-response assessment pertaining to chronic exposure to n-butanol. n-Butanol is widely used as an organic solvent and is an intermediate in the manufacture of other organic chemicals such as acetates, acrylates and glycol ethers. n-Butanol is also a natural component of many foods and formed during the fermentation of carbohydrates.
|Mar 1987||A RfD was posted for n-butanol to the IRIS Database.|
|Mar 1991||The cancer assessment for n-butanol was posted to the IRIS Database.|
|Jun 2011||EPA initiated the interagency science consultation on the draft Toxicological Review of n-Butanol.|
|Sep 2011||EPA released the External Review Draft for public review and comment.|
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