SWCAA Pollutant Details

71-43-2: BENZENE

  • BENZOL
  • CYCLOHEXATRIENE
  • PHENYL HYDRIDE

IUPAC: benzene


HAP:   YES
VOC:   YES
Criteria Pollutant:   NO
Particulate:   NO
Trace Element:   NO
98 ECY TAP:   YES
09 ECY TAP:   YES
Chemical Formula:   C6H6
Element Count:   C6 H6
Molecular Weight:  
GHG-EPA:   NO
GHG-WA state:   NO
CO2 Equivalent:  
PM Precursor:   NO
Ozone (O3) Precursor:   YES
Ozone Depleting:  
Ozone Depletion Potential:  
Lifetime in Years:  
Marijuana Pollutant:   NO
ECY PBT:  
SWCAA TAP Category:   BENZENE
EPA HAP Category:   BENZENE 
EPA HAP Group Category:  
EPA NEI Pollutant Code:   71432
EPA SRS ID:   4754  Web
EPA ATW FACT SHEET:   Web
EPA NEI COMPOUND ID:  
EPA Banned Substance:   NO
EPCRA 313 PBT:  
EPA Urban HAP:   YES
InChi Key:   UHOVQNZJYSORNB-UHFFFAOYSA-N WEB

Boiling Point:     
Melting Point:     
Specific Gravity:   0.8786
Vapor Pressure:   98.8 mmHg@77F (25C)
Henry's Law Constant:   0.00548 atm-cu m/mole@25C (77F)
Convert ppm to mg/m3:   3.194
Log Pow:  

Regulated under these Programs

NIOSH OSHA ACGIH OEHHA
EPA IRIS ATSDR EPA ATW TSCA 2019
CAL TOXIC NEW JERSEY TRI 2014 DFG

SWCAA / WAC 173-460 (1998) TOXIC VALUES
ASIL SQER TAP
Class
24hr ug/m3 Annual ug/m3 lbs/yr lbs/hr
0.12 20 None  A
WAC 173-460 (2009) TOXIC VALUES
 
ASIL ug/m3 SQER lbs/ Deminimus lbs/ Average Period
0.0345  6.62  0.331  ANNUAL 

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Web
Ambient Benchmark Concentration: 0.45 ug/m3
New Jersey Department of Health Web
Right To Know Code: 0197 Web 

Idaho Occupational Exposure Limits (OEL) Web
IDAHO DEQ Type:  Carcinogenic  
IDAHO OEL (non-cancer):   mg/m3
IDAHO ACC (non-cancer):   mg/m3
IDAHO DEQ Emission Level:  0.00083  lb/hr
IDAHO DEQ URF (cancer):  0.0000083  per ug/m3
IDAHO AACC (cancer):  0.12  ug/m3
Texas Effects Screening Levels (ESL) Web
Short Term ESL:  170  ug/m3
Basis:  Health  
 
Long Term ESL:  4.5  ug/m3
Basis:  Health  

Reserved
 
ATSDR Minimal Risk Levels Web
ATSDR GMMC AIR:  0.02940732  mg/m3
 ATSDR Chronic MRL: 0.003  ppm
 ATSDR Acute MRL: 0.009  ppm
 ATSDR Interrim MRL: 0.006  ppm
 ATSDR Carcinogenicity Class: 3  

ACGIH Threshold Limit Values Web
2008 ACGIH TLV TWA:  0.5  ppm
2008 ACGIH STEL:  2.5  ppm
2008 ACGIH Carcinogen Class:  A1  
IRIS EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Web
IRIS INH REF CONC (non cancer):  0.03  mg/m3
IRIS URF (cancer):  0.0000078  per ug/m3
 
IRIS WOE Cancer Class:  A-Carcinogenic to Humans

NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits Web
NIOSH RTECS No:  CY1400000  
NIOSH ICSC No:  0015  Web
NIOSH REL TWA:  0.1  ppm
NIOSH STEL:  1  mg/m3
NIOSH IDLH:  500  ppm
OEHHA Category Group Ref Exposure Levels Web
OEHHA Acute REL:  27  ug/m3
OEHHA Chronic REL:  3  ug/m3
OEHHA URF (cancer):  0.000029  per ug/m3
   

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits Web
OSHA PEL TWA:   ppm
OSHA STEL:  2.5  ppm
DFG German Research Foundation Web
Carcinogen and Mutagen Categories:
DFG MAK:  1  cancer
DFG BAT:  3A  mutagen

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