Toxicological Profile for Hexachlorocyclohexane
Draft for Public Comment
Comments may be submitted via Regulations.gov
Public Comment Period Closes on May 10, 2023
Toxicological Profile Information
The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicology and adverse health effects information for the toxic substance described therein. Each peer-reviewed profile identifies and reviews the key literature that describes a substance's toxicological properties.
A useful two page information sheet, the ToxFAQsTM,
is also available.
Toxicological Profile Access
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Complete Profilepdf icon[PDF - 5.52 MB]
Preface/Table of Contentspdf icon[PDF - 722 KB]
1. Relevance to Public Healthpdf icon[PDF - 735 KB]
2. Health Effectspdf icon[PDF - 3.15 MB]
3. Toxicokinetics, Susceptible Populations, Biomarkers, Chemical Interactionspdf icon[PDF - 485 KB]
4. Chemical and Physical Informationpdf icon[PDF - 315 KB]
5. Potential for Human Exposurepdf icon[PDF - 893 KB]
6. Adequacy of the Databasepdf icon[PDF - 530 KB]
7. Regulations and Guidelinespdf icon[PDF - 261 KB]
8. Referencespdf icon[PDF - 535 KB]
Appendicespdf icon[PDF - 1.91 MB]
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). 2023. Toxicological
Profile for Hexachlorocyclohexanes (Draft for Public Comment). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
Public Health Service.
All ATSDR toxicological profile PDF files are electronic conversions from other electronic text files. This conversion may have resulted in character translation or format errors.
Regulations or guidelines may change. Please check with the appropriate agency for any changes to the regulations or guidelines cited.
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