CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
CAS Number: 56-23-5
Chemical Profile for CARBON TETRACHLORIDE (CAS Number: 56-23-5)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Suspected:Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant KLAA MALA RTECS
    Developmental Toxicant EPA-SARA OEHHA-AREL OEHHA-CREL
    Endocrine Toxicant RTECS
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant ATSDR DIPA EPA-HEN HAZMAP KLAA LADO MALA OEHHA-CREL RTECS ZIMM
    Kidney Toxicant EPA-HEN HAZMAP KLAA MERCK RTECS STAC
    Neurotoxicant DAN EPA-HEN EPA-SARA HAZMAP KLAA OEHHA-CREL RTECS STAC TANN
    Reproductive Toxicant OEHHA-AREL
    Respiratory Toxicant RTECS
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant RTECS
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  • Environmental Hazards
    This chemical has an ozone depleting potential of 1.1.
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 10 out of 14 ranking systems.
    Ranked as one of the most hazardous compounds (worst 10%) to ecosystems and human health.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    This is a high volume chemical with production exceeding 1 million pounds annually in the U.S.
    Used in at least 8 industries.
    Used in consumer products, building materials or furnishings that contribute to indoor air pollution.
    Used in pesticide products.
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 8 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    1 of 8 basic tests to identify chemical hazards has not been conducted on this chemical, or is not publicly available according to 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.
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  • Notes
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