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IRIS Toxicological Review of Acrolein (2003 Final)
U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of Acrolein (2003 Final). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2003.
Acrolein is a colorless to yellowish flammable liquid with a disagreeable, choking odor. The principal use of acrolein is as an intermediate in the synthesis of acrylic acid, which is used to make acrylates, and of DL-methionine, an essential amino acid used as an animal feed supplement.
EPA announced the release of the final report, Toxicological Review of Acrolein: in support of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). The updated Summary for Acrolein and accompanying toxicological review have been added to the IRIS Database.
URLs/Downloads:IRIS Summary of Acrolein
IRIS Toxicological Review and Summary Documents for Acrolein (2003 Final) (PDF,106 pp, 340 KB, about PDF)
Record Details:Record Type: DOCUMENT (IRIS ASSESSMENT)
Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
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