CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
CAS Number: 1336-36-3
Chemical Profile for POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (CAS Number: 1336-36-3)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Developmental Toxicant P65
    Suspected:Endocrine Toxicant BKH BRUC GUIL IL-EPA JNIHS KEIT WWF
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant EPA-HEN LADO RTECS ZIMM
    Immunotoxicant IPCS
    Neurotoxicant DAN EVAN
    Reproductive Toxicant EPA-SARA FRAZIER
    Respiratory Toxicant EPA-HEN
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant EPA-HEN KLAA
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 8 out of 10 ranking systems.
    Ranked as one of the most hazardous compounds (worst 10%) to ecosystems and human health.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    No data on industrial or consumer use in Scorecard.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 5 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    Information on whether basic tests to identify chemical hazards have been conducted on this chemical is not available in US EPA's 1998 hazard data availability study.
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  • Information Needed for Safety Assessment
    Possesses all 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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