CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: NICKEL
CAS Number: 7440-02-0
Chemical Profile for NICKEL (CAS Number: 7440-02-0)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Suspected:Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant OEHHA-CREL
    Developmental Toxicant EPA-SARA
    Immunotoxicant EEC HAZMAP OEHHA-AREL SNCI
    Kidney Toxicant KLAA
    Neurotoxicant FELD
    Reproductive Toxicant EPA-SARA FRAZIER JANK
    Respiratory Toxicant ATSDR EPA-HEN HAZMAP KLAA LU NEME OEHHA-AREL OEHHA-CREL RTECS
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant EEC EPA-HEN HARV HAZMAP KLAA LADO TIMB
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 8 out of 11 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 5 industries.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 6 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
    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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