Science Inventory

IRIS Toxicological Review of Benzo[a]pyrene (Final Report)


U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of Benzo[a]pyrene (Final Report). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/635/R-17/003F, 2017.


EPA is undertaking an update of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) health assessment for benzo[a]pyrene (BaP). The outcome of this project is an updated Toxicological Review for BaP that will be entered into the IRIS database for use in decision making and risk assessment by EPA program and regional offices, as well as state, federal, and international agencies.


EPA has finalized the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessment of benzo[a]pyrene. This assessment addresses the potential cancer and noncancer human health effects from long-term exposure to benzo[a]pyrene. Now final, this assessment will update the toxicological information on benzo[a]pyrene posted in 1987. EPA’s program and regional offices may use this assessment to inform decisions to protect human health.

Record Details:

Product Published Date: 01/19/2017
Record Last Revised: 01/30/2017
OMB Category: Influential
Record ID: 329750