CHEMICAL PROFILES|Scorecard Risk Characterization Data

Chemical: FORMALDEHYDE
CAS Number: 50-00-0

Risk Assessment Values or Standards

  Value Units Reference
Inhalation cancer risk value (potency)6E-06[ug/m3]-1OEHHA-TCD
Inhalation noncancer risk value (reference concentration)3ug/m3OEHHA-CREL
National ambient air quality standardGap in regulatory coverage
Ingestion cancer risk value (potency)0.00175[mg/kg-day]-1OEHHA-NSRL
Ingestion noncancer risk value (reference dose)0.2mg/kg-dayIRIS
National water quality standard1mg/LEPA-HA


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