IRIS Toxicological Review of Methanol (External Review Draft, 2013)
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U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of Methanol (External Review Draft, 2013). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2013.
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Methanol is a high production volume chemical with many commercial uses. It is a basic building block for numerous chemicals. Many of its derivatives are used in the construction, housing or automotive industries. Consumer products that contain methanol include varnishes, shellacs, paints, windshield washer fluid, antifreeze, adhesives, and deicers. This draft IRIS health assessment addresses non-cancer human health effects that may result from chronic exposure to this chemical. This draft assessment provides an inhalation reference concentration (RfC) for chronic non-cancer health effects and a reassessment of the oral reference dose (RfD).
Comments on the assessment may be submitted and reviewed using the e-Government Regulations.gov Web site. From the site, select “Environmental Protection Agency” and the keyword “EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0398" (for the docket ID) to comment on this report.