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Main Title Toxicological review of propionaldehyde (CAS No. 123-28-6) : in support of summary information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 2008
Report Number EPA/635/R-08/003F
Stock Number PB2009-102905
Subjects Propionaldehyde--Toxicology ; Propionaldehyde--toxicity ; Dose-Response Relationship, Drug ; Risk Assessment
Additional Subjects Toxicological review ; Propionaldehyde ; Integrated Risk Information System ; Background information ; Justification ; Hazard assessment ; Dose response assessment ; Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Internet Access
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NTIS  PB2009-102905 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation [78] p. : digital, PDF file
The purpose of this Toxicological Review is to provide scientific support and rationale for the hazard and dose-response assessment in IRIS pertaining to chronic exposure to propionaldehyde. It is not intended to be a comprehensive treatise on the chemical or toxicological nature of propionaldehyde. This document presents background information and justification for the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Summary of the hazard and dose-response assessment of propionaldehyde. IRIS Summaries may include oral reference dose (RfD) and inhalation reference concentration (RfC) values for chronic and other exposure durations, and a carcinogenicity assessment.
Title from title screen (viewed June 3, 2008). "September 2008." "EPA/635/R-08/003F." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Propionaldehyde is an aldehyde also known as propanal, propionic aldehyde, methylacetaldehyde, propyl aldehyde, propaldehyde, and propylic aldehyde. Propionaldehyde is a colorless liquid with a suffocating, fruity odor. It is used in the manufacturing of propionic acid and polyvinyl and other plastics, in the synthesis of rubber chemicals, and as a disinfectant and preservative.