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EVALUATION OF THE POTENTIAL CARCINOGENICITY OF TRICHLOROPHENOL
EVALUATION OF THE POTENTIAL CARCINOGENICITY OF TRICHLOROPHENOL. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/8-91/193.
Trichlorophenol (mixed) is a probable human carcinogen, classified as weight-of-evidence Group B2 under the EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment (U.S. EPA, 1986a). vidence on potential carcinogenicity from animal studies is "Sufficient", and the evidence from human studies is "NO Data." his is based on evaluation of the potential carcinogenicity of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol. he potency factor (F) for trichlorophenol is estimated to be 0.08 (mg/kg/day)-1 placing it in potency group 3 according to the CAG's methodology for evaluating potential carcinogens (U.S EPA., 1986b). ombining the weight-of-evidence group and the potency group trichlorophenol (mixed) is a assigned a "LOW" hazard ranking for the purposes of RQ adjustment.