CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: CHLOROMETHANE
CAS Number: 74-87-3
Chemical Profile for CHLOROMETHANE (CAS Number: 74-87-3)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Developmental Toxicant P65
    Suspected:Carcinogen SCDM
    Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant EPA-HEN KLAA MALA RTECS
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant ATSDR EPA-HEN RTECS
    Kidney Toxicant EPA-HEN
    Neurotoxicant ATSDR DAN EPA-HEN HAZMAP RTECS
    Reproductive Toxicant EPA-SARA FRAZIER JANK P65-PEND
    Respiratory Toxicant RTECS
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant RTECS
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 6 out of 14 ranking systems.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    This is a high volume chemical with production exceeding 1 million pounds annually in the U.S.
    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 7 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    Eight basic tests to identify chemical hazards have been conducted and are publicly available for this chemical.
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  • Information Needed for Safety Assessment
    Lacks at least some of the data required for safety assessment.
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  • Links
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  • Notes
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