Status: Candidate Substance
- CAS # 87-86-5
- General biocide that has been used extensively as a fungicide, bactericide, herbicide and insecticide by agriculture and other industries. In 1987, over-the-counter use was banned and other uses restricted. Currently, pentachlorophenol is defined in the United States as a 'heavy duty' wood preservative that is used primarily in the treatment of utility poles and cross arms.
RoC documents related to the scientific review of
- Federal Register Notice - Jan. 19, 2012 requesting public comment on nominated substances
- Concept Document
- Federal Register Notice – October 17 2012 requesting Nominations of Scientific Experts
- Protocol: Evaluation of human cancer studies (August 15, 2013)
- Protocol: Evaluation of cancer studies in experimental animals (November 2, 2012) - Protocol Update (August 15, 2013)
- Preliminary literature search and identified citations (August 15, 2013)
- Draft RoC Monograph (Updated 8/30/2013 with revised cover)
- Revised Draft RoC Monograph (March 14, 2014)
- Public Comments
- Meetings, Webinars and Listening Sessions
- Webinar (April 11, 2013) - Human cancer studies on exposure to pentacholorophenol (PCP): Differentiating potential cancer effects of PCP exposure from effects due to occupational co-exposures or PCP contaminants
- Meeting: Peer Review of Draft Report on Carcinogens Monographs for ortho-Toluidine and Pentachlorophenol
- INPUT – provide information (such as citations or new studies, scientific issues, nomination of experts or to comment on RoC documents)
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