Science Inventory

IRIS Toxicological Review of Acrolein (2003 Final)

Citation:

U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of Acrolein (2003 Final). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2003.

Impact/Purpose:

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.

Description:

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)
Product Published Date: 07/18/2002
Record Last Revised: 03/09/2017
Record ID: 51977

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC

HAZARDOUS POLLUTANT ASSESSMENT GROUP