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NAPHTHALENE

 
This substance ranges from C to F depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Moderate Concern
 
Cancer
 
Moderate Concern
 
Environment
 
High Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of chronic aquatic toxicity; acute aquatic toxicity; damage to vision
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Suspected of causing cancer
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Very toxic to aquatic life
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Known to cause cancer
 
high
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
high
 
NTP 12th RoC - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
hematologic effects
 
moderate
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
eye damage
 
moderate
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
moderate
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
moderate
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Only in: Oven Cleaner; Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Hard Water Stain Remover; Toilet Cleaner; Stove Top Cleaner; Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause genetic defects
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause cancer
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may damage fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
suspected of causing genetics defects
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Toxic in contact with skin
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Toxic of swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
EPA testing shows this substance has very high acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
some
 
EPA Fathead Minnow Acute Toxicity Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
harmful in inhaled
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause drowsiness or dizziness
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Harmful in contact with skin
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause respiratory irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Only in: Oven Cleaner; Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Hard Water Stain Remover; Toilet Cleaner; Stove Top Cleaner; Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
not classifiable as a human carcinogen
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
eye irritation
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
 
 
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