CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: BENZO(A)PYRENE
CAS Number: 50-32-8
Chemical Profile for BENZO(A)PYRENE (CAS Number: 50-32-8)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Suspected:Developmental Toxicant JANK P65-PEND
    Endocrine Toxicant KEIT WWF
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant RTECS
    Immunotoxicant IPCS
    Respiratory Toxicant EPA-HEN FOTH RTECS
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant LADO RTECS
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 9 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
    No data on environmental releases in Scorecard.
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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
    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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