EPA Science Inventory

IRIS TOXICOLOGICAL REVIEW AND SUMMARY DOCUMENTS FOR CHLORDECONE (KEPONE) (2009 FINAL)

Citation:

U.S. EPA. IRIS TOXICOLOGICAL REVIEW AND SUMMARY DOCUMENTS FOR CHLORDECONE (KEPONE) (2009 FINAL). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2009.

Description:

EPA is announcing the release of the final report, Toxicological Review of Chlorodecone (kepone): in support of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). The updated Summary for Chlordecone (kepone) and accompanying Quickview have also been added to the IRIS Database.

Purpose/Objective:

Chlordecone was first produced in the United States in the early 1950s and was introduced commercially in 1958 (Bus and Leber, 2001).

URLs/Downloads:

IRIS Summary of Chlordecone (Kepone)

IRIS Toxicological Review and Summary Documents for Chlordecone (2009 Final)   (PDF,183 pp, 1065 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (IRIS ASSESSMENT)
Start Date: 09/22/2009
Completion Date: 09/22/2009
Record Last Revised: 02/23/2012
Record Created: 06/28/2005
Record Released: 06/28/2005
OMB Category: Influential
Record ID: 135229

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

IMMEDIATE OFFICE

INTEGRATED RISK INFORMATION STAFF