CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)
CAS Number: 1332-21-4
Chemical Profile for ASBESTOS (FRIABLE) (CAS Number: 1332-21-4)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Suspected:Immunotoxicant IPCS
    Respiratory Toxicant EPA-HEN HAZMAP KLAA LADO LU RTECS
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 4 out of 7 ranking systems.
    Ranked as one of the most hazardous compounds (worst 10%) to human health.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    Used in at least 1 industry.
    Used in consumer products, building materials or furnishings that contribute to indoor air pollution.
    Used in pesticide products.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 7 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    2 of 8 basic tests to identify chemical hazards have not been conducted on this chemical, or are not publicly available according to US EPA's 1998 hazard data availability study.
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  • Information Needed for Safety Assessment
    Lacks at least some of the data required for safety assessment.
    See risk assessment data for this chemical from U.S. EPA or Scorecard.
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  • Links
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  • Notes
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