Relative Dermal Absorption Factors

Chemical Name Relative Dermal Absorption Factor
(unitless)
CAS Number Chemical Class
2,4-D   94-75-7 organic
Aldicarb   116-06-3 organic
Aldrin 0.25 309-00-2 organic
Aniline   62-53-3 organic
Anthracene   120-12-7 organic
Arsenic 0.03 7440-38-2 inorganic
Atrazine + metabolites   1912-24-9 organic
Azinphos-methyl   86-50-0 organic
Barium 0.1 7440-39-3 inorganic
Bendiocarb   22781-23-3 organic
Benz[a]anthracene 0.2 56-55-3 organic
Benzene 0.08 71-43-2 organic
Benzo(a)pyrene 0.2 50-32-8 organic
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 0.2 205-99-2 organic
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 0.18 191-24-2 organic
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 0.2 205-82-3 organic
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 0.2 207-08-9 organic
Bis(2-ethyl-hexyl) phthalate 0.02 117-81-7 organic
Bis(Chloro-methyl) ether   542-88-1 organic
Boron (and borates)   7440-42-8 inorganic
Bromoxynil   1689-84-5 organic
Cadmium 0.14 7440-43-9 inorganic
Carbaryl   63-25-2 organic
Carbofuran   1563-66-2 organic
Carbon tetrachloride 0.1 56-23-5 organic
Chloramine, mono   10599-90-3 organic
Chlorobenzene 0.1 108-90-7 organic
Chlorpyrifos   2921-88-2 organic
Chromium, hexavalent 0.09 18540-29-9 inorganic
Chromium, total 0.04 7440-47-3 inorganic
Chrysene 0.2 218-01-9 organic
Copper 0.1 7440-50-8 inorganic
Cumene (isopropylbenzene)   98-82-8 organic
Cyanazine   21725-46-2 organic
Cyanide, free (CN- + HCN) 0.3 57-12-5 inorganic
DDT (DDT, p,p'-) 0.2 50-29-3 organic
Diazinon   333-41-5 organic
Dibenz(a,h)anthracene   53-70-3 organic
Dibromoethane, 1,2-   106-93-4 organic
Dibutyl phthalate   84-74-2 organic
Dicamba   1918-00-9 organic
Dichlorobenzene, 1,2- 0.1 95-50-1 organic
Dichlorobenzene, 1,3- 0.1 541-73-1 organic
Dichlorobenzene, 1,4- 0.1 106-46-7 organic
Dichlorobenzidine, 3,3'- 0.54 91-94-1 organic
Dichloroethane, 1,2- 0.1 107-06-2 organic
Dichloroethylene, 1,1 0.1 75-35-4 organic
Dichloromethane   75-09-2 organic
Dichorophenol, 2,4- 0.4 120-83-2 organic
Diclofop-methyl   51338-27-3 organic
Dieldrin 0.25 60-57-1 organic
Dimethoate   60-51-5 organic
Dinoseb   88-85-7 organic
Dioxane, 1,4-   123-91-1 organic
Diquat   2764-72-9 organic
Diuron   330-54-1 organic
Ethylbenzene 0.2 100-41-4 organic
Fluoranthene   206-44-0 organic
Fluorene   86-73-7 organic
Fluoride, inorganic (F-)   16984-48-8 inorganic
Glyphosate   1071-83-6 organic
Hexachlorobenzene   118-74-1 organic
Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyrene 0.2 193-39-5 organic
Lead 0.006 7439-92-1 inorganic
Malathion   121-75-5 organic
Manganese   7439-96-5 inorganic
Mercury, inorganic (ionic) 0.05 NA inorganic
Mercury, vapour   NA inorganic
Methoxychlor 0.2 72-43-5 organic
Methyl mercury   22967-92-6 organic
Methyl methacrylate   80-62-6 organic
Methyl t-butyl ether (MTBE) 0.1 1634-04-4 organic
Metolachlor   51218-45-2 organic
Metribuzin   21087-64-9 organic
Molybdenum 0.1 7439-98-7 inorganic
Naphthalene   91-20-3 organic
Naphthalene, 2-Methyl   91-57-6 organic
Nickel (II) chloride 0.35 7718-54-9 inorganic
Nickel (II) oxide 0.35 1313-99-1 inorganic
Nickel (II) sulfate 0.35 7786-81-4 inorganic
Nickel (III) subsulfide 0.35 12035-72-2 inorganic
Nickel, metallic 0.35 7440-02-0 inorganic
Nickel, oxidic/sulphidic/soluble 0.35 NA inorganic
Nickel, soluble 0.35 NA inorganic
Nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA)   139-13-9 organic
Paraquat (as dichloride)   1910-42-51 organic
Parathion   56-38-2 organic
Pentachlorobenzene   608-93-5 organic
Pentachlorophenol 0.11 87-86-5 organic
Phenanthrene 0.18 85-01-8 organic
Phenol 0.26 108-95-2 organic
Phorate   298-02-2 organic
Picloram   1918-02-1 organic
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (total)   NA organic
Pyrene   129-00-0 organic
Selenium 0.002 7782-49-2 inorganic
Simazine   122-34-9 organic
Styrene 0.2 100-42-5 organic
Terbufos   13071-79-9 organic
Tetrachlorobenzene, 1,2,3,4-   634-66-2 organic
Tetrachlorobenzene, 1,2,3,5-   634-90-2 organic
Tetrachlorobenzene, 1,2,4,5-   95-94-3 organic
Tetrachloro-dibenzofuran, 2,3,7,8-   51207-31-9 organic
Tetrachloro-dibenzo-p-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-   1746-01-6 organic
Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) 0.1 127-18-4 organic
Tetrachlorophenol, 2,3,4,6-   58-90-2 organic
Toluene 0.12 108-88-3 organic
Tributyltin Oxide   56-35-9 organic
Trichlorobenzene, 1,2,3-   87-61-6 organic
Trichlorobenzene, 1,2,4-   120-82-1 organic
Trichlorobenzene, 1,3,5-   108-70-3 organic
Trichloroethylene (TCE) 0.1 79-01-6 organic
Trichlorophenol,2,4,6- 0.26 88-06-2 organic
Trichloropropane, 1,2,3-   96-18-4 organic
Trifluralin   1582-09-8 organic
Uranium (non-radiological)   7440-61-1 inorganic
Vinyl chloride 0.16 75-01-4 organic
Xylenes (total) 0.12 1330-20-7 organic
Zinc 0.02 7440-66-6 inorganic
       

Sources: Health Canada. 2007 (draft). Federal Contaminated Site Risk Assessment in Canada. Part I: Guidance on Human Health Preliminary Quantitative Risk Assessment. Version 2.0.
Table adapted from Health Canada's PQRA model (Health Canada 2004)
 
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