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Endpoint:
skin sensitisation: in vivo (non-LLNA)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
April 1998
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Full study but only available as a letter report.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other company data
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1998

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 406 (Skin Sensitisation)
Deviations:
not specified
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of study:
guinea pig maximisation test
Justification for non-LLNA method:
Guinea pig test was already available.

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report):
- Molecular formula (if other than submission substance):
- Molecular weight (if other than submission substance):
- Smiles notation (if other than submission substance):
- InChl (if other than submission substance):
- Structural formula attached as image file (if other than submission substance): see Fig.
- Substance type:
- Physical state:
- Analytical purity:
- Impurities (identity and concentrations):
- Composition of test material, percentage of components:
- Isomers composition:
- Purity test date:
- Lot/batch No.:EU-SMG01696
- Expiration date of the lot/batch:
- Radiochemical purity (if radiolabelling):
- Specific activity (if radiolabelling):
- Locations of the label (if radiolabelling):
- Expiration date of radiochemical substance (if radiolabelling):
- Stability under test conditions:
- Storage condition of test material:
- Other:

In vivo test system

Test animals

Species:
guinea pig
Strain:
Dunkin-Hartley
Sex:
female
Details on test animals and environmental conditions:
No data

Study design: in vivo (non-LLNA)

Induction
Route:
intradermal
Vehicle:
water
Concentration / amount:
0.1 and 0.3% liquid boron in water
Challenge
Route:
epicutaneous, occlusive
Vehicle:
water
Concentration / amount:
0.1 and 0.3% liquid boron in water
No. of animals per dose:
10
Details on study design:
MAIN STUDY
A. INDUCTION EXPOSURE
- No. of exposures: 1
- Exposure period: 48 hours
- Site: Dorsum overlying the scapulae
- Frequency of applications: Once
- Concentrations: 0.1 ml per site

B. CHALLENGE EXPOSURE
- No. of exposures: 1
- Exposure period: 24 and 48 hours
- Site: Right flank
- Concentrations: 0.3. 0.1% liquid boron in water
- Evaluation (hr after challenge): 24 and 48 hours
Positive control substance(s):
not specified

Results and discussion

In vivo (non-LLNA)

Resultsopen allclose all
Reading:
1st reading
Hours after challenge:
24
Group:
test group
Dose level:
0.3%
No. with + reactions:
3
Total no. in group:
10
Remarks on result:
other: Reading: 1st reading. . Hours after challenge: 24.0. Group: test group. Dose level: 0.3%. No with. + reactions: 3.0. Total no. in groups: 10.0.
Reading:
1st reading
Hours after challenge:
24
Group:
test group
Dose level:
0.1%
No. with + reactions:
1
Total no. in group:
10
Remarks on result:
other: Reading: 1st reading. . Hours after challenge: 24.0. Group: test group. Dose level: 0.1%. No with. + reactions: 1.0. Total no. in groups: 10.0.
Reading:
2nd reading
Hours after challenge:
48
Group:
test group
Dose level:
0.3%
No. with + reactions:
2
Total no. in group:
10
Remarks on result:
other: Reading: 2nd reading. . Hours after challenge: 48.0. Group: test group. Dose level: 0.3%. No with. + reactions: 2.0. Total no. in groups: 10.0.
Reading:
2nd reading
Hours after challenge:
48
Group:
test group
Dose level:
0.1%
No. with + reactions:
1
Total no. in group:
10
Remarks on result:
other: Reading: 2nd reading. . Hours after challenge: 48.0. Group: test group. Dose level: 0.1%. No with. + reactions: 1.0. Total no. in groups: 10.0.
Group:
positive control
Remarks on result:
not measured/tested
Group:
negative control
Remarks on result:
not measured/tested

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not sensitising
Remarks:
Migrated information
Conclusions:
It was concluded that MEA Polyborate 1:3 135 g/L was practically devoid of potential to cause sensitisation.