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Acute Toxicity: oral

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
migrated information: read-across from supporting substance (structural analogue or surrogate)
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Report on fatal dose. Obtained from secondary source. Cited in Twenty-first Report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives, Geneva, 1977, WHO Technical Report Series No. 617

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
No information
Author:
Robertson, B. and Lönnell, L
Year:
1968
Bibliographic source:
Act. path. microb. Scand., 74, 305-310

Materials and methods

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Tartaric acid

Results and discussion

Mortality:
A fatal case of tubular nephropathy in man following accidental ingestion of 30 g tartaric acid has been reported

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
A fatal case of tubular nephropathy in man following accidental ingestion of 30 g tartaric acid has been reported
Executive summary:

A fatal case of tubular nephropathy in man following accidental ingestion of 30 g tartaric acid has been reported.