Para-Dichlorobenzene

 

High Hazard Concern

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  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is suspected of causing kidney toxicity, according to various official national and internation hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having appropriate critical effects.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is suspected of causing gastrointestinal orlLiver Toxicity Hazards, according to various official national and international hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having appropriate critical effects.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is suspected of causing asthma. This list is a compilation of various sources including those that "may cause sensitization by inhalation" and includes some agents that are identified according to the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) as asthmagens or chemicals of concern for their potential to cause asthma.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is suspected of causing cancer, according to official classification designated under an EU regulation known as EU - CLP (1272/2008) as well as those designated by the International Agency for the Research on Cance (IARC) as IARC Group 2B (Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans) substances.
  • "Para-Dichlorobenzene is known to cause cancer, according to the State of California (Proposition 65) and/or an official classifications of Carcinogen Category 1A and 1B as defined under an EU regulation known as EU - CLP (1272/2008) and/or WHMIS 2015 classifications as provided by the Commission des normes, de l'equite, de la sante et de la securite du travail, (Sante et de la securite du travai service du repertoire toxicologique) in Quebec. "
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is suspected of causing cardiovasular or blood toxicity, according to various official national and internation hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having an appropriate critical effect.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is a suspected neurotoxin.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is suspected of causing neurotoxicity, according to various official national and internation hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having appropriate critical effects.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene (or its metabolites) is frequently detected in human blood or urine, indicating significant U.S. population exposure.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene is not very potent via ingestion and capable of causing adverse effects at higher doses.
  • Para-Dichlorobenzene has been banned for use in cosmetics by the European Union.
  • It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects. It has not been detected in human tissue or urine.

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