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FERROCYANIDE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive); Other LOW concerns: Endocrine disruption

Synonym(s): FERRATE (4-) , HEXAKIS (CYANO-.KAPPA.C) -, (OC-6-11) -

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Known human respiratory toxicantEPA Hazardous Air Pollutants
Limited evidence of respiratory toxicity (only for products that may be aerosolized (airborne))US EPA, Air Risk Information Support Center
Limited evidence of sense organ toxicity (only for products that may be aerosolized (airborne))US EPA, Air Risk Information Support Center

Endocrine disruption

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of endocrine disruptionUS EPA, Air Risk Information Support Center

Data gaps

Concern Reference
1,519 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 2005. Office of Air. The 112(b)1 Hazardous Air Pollutants List (as modified). Last modified: 12 Dec 2005.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
US EPA, Air Risk Information Support Center. Health Effects Notebook for Hazardous Air Pollutants. http://www.epa.gov/ttnatw01/hlthef/hapindex.html
US EPA, Air Risk Information Support Center. Health Effects Notebook for Hazardous Air Pollutants. http://www.epa.gov/ttnatw01/hlthef/hapindex.html
US EPA, Air Risk Information Support Center. Health Effects Notebook for Hazardous Air Pollutants. http://www.epa.gov/ttnatw01/hlthef/hapindex.html

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