Registration Dossier

Diss Factsheets

Administrative data

Endpoint:
additional toxicological information
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Toxicological Profile for n-hexane
Author:
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Year:
1999

Materials and methods

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
N-hexane
EC Number:
203-777-6
EC Name:
N-hexane
Cas Number:
110-54-3
Molecular formula:
C6H14
IUPAC Name:
hexane

Results and discussion

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

This profile includes studies describing the effects of exposure to n-hexane. No inhalation exposure studies (including occupational exposures) were found that described death in humans following inhalation exposure to n-hexane. The substance is not classifiable as to its human carcinogenicity. Applicable regulations and guidelines are also outlined.