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Table 2 Worst case scenario exposure estimates (total of all scenarios)

From: Consumer exposure to biocides - identification of relevant sources and evaluation of possible health effects

Biocide Exposure in mg/kg/d
  Inhalation 1 Dermal 1 Oral 1 Total 1, 2
2-Propanol 82 382 0 387
Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (QAC) 0.75 42 0.0010 43
Sodium hypochlorite 0.57 76 0.16 76
Sodium dichloroisocyanurate 3.7E-12 5.7 0.0027 5.8
Trichloroisocyanuric acid 4.3E-6 6.0 0.0030 6.0
Hydrogen peroxide 15 127 0.013 134
Triclosan 0.084 2.6 0.011 2.6
Formaldehyde 3.7 2.8 0.085 5.2
Glutardialdehyde 2.5 6.0 0.00025 8.1
Benzoic acid 3.1 4.3 0.0050 4.4
CMI/MI 0.17 0.15 0.000018 0.30
1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one 0.058 3.3 0.00013 3.3
Bronopol 0.22 1.9 0.0010 2.0
2-Phenoxyethanol 17 23 0.011 30
Chloroacetamide 4.3 4.6 0.0032 6.9
Icaridin 0.66 6.9 0 6.9
Prallethrin 0.012 0.039 0 0.051
Chlorpyrifos 0.61 2.2 0 2.8
Dichlorvos 7.0 0.096 0 7.0
Phoxim 0.059 1.8 0 1.9
  1. CMI/MI = mixture of 5-chloro-2-methyl-2H-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-2H-isothiazolin-3-one
  2. 1 = value is an aggregate value of different scenarios (max 24 of 50)
  3. 2 = each scenario is limited to maximal amount used and then all scenarios are summed up