CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: PENTACHLOROPHENOL
CAS Number: 87-86-5
Chemical Profile for PENTACHLOROPHENOL (CAS Number: 87-86-5)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Suspected:Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant EPA-HEN LADO RTECS
    Developmental Toxicant ATSDR EPA-SARA OEHHA-CREL
    Endocrine Toxicant ATSDR BRUC IL-EPA JNIHS KEIT RTECS WWF
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant EPA-HEN OEHHA-CREL RTECS
    Immunotoxicant EPA-HEN
    Kidney Toxicant EPA-HEN OEHHA-CREL
    Neurotoxicant DAN EPA-HEN RTECS
    Reproductive Toxicant ATSDR EPA-SARA
    Respiratory Toxicant RTECS
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant EPA-HEN HAZMAP RTECS
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 7 out of 11 ranking systems.
    Ranked as one of the most hazardous compounds (worst 10%) to ecosystems.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    Used in at least 2 industries.
    Used in pesticide products.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 8 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.
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  • Links
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  • Notes
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