CHEMICAL PROFILES|Scorecard Risk Characterization Data

Chemical: BENZENE
CAS Number: 71-43-2

Risk Assessment Values or Standards

  Value Units Reference
Inhalation cancer risk value (potency)2.9E-05[ug/m3]-1OEHHA-TCD
Inhalation noncancer risk value (reference concentration)60ug/m3OEHHA-CREL
National ambient air quality standardGap in regulatory coverage
Ingestion cancer risk value (potency)0.1[mg/kg-day]-1OEHHA-TCD
Ingestion noncancer risk value (reference dose)0.004mg/kg-dayIRIS
National water quality standard0.005mg/LSDWA-MCL


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