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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP compliant guideline study, available as unpublished report, no restrictions, fully adequate for assessment.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2006
Report Date:
2006

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 423 (Acute Oral toxicity - Acute Toxic Class Method)
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method B.1 tris (Acute Oral Toxicity - Acute Toxic Class Method)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Test type:
acute toxic class method
Limit test:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6-tridecafluorooctane
- Physical state: clear colourless liquid
- Batch number: #050825-7
- Storage condition of test material: approximately 4ºC in the dark

Test animals

Species:
rat
Strain:
Sprague-Dawley
Sex:
female
Details on test animals and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS
- Source: Charles River (UK) Ltd, Margate, Kent, UK
- Age at study initiation: 8-12 weeks
- Weight at study initiation: 201-218 g
- Fasting period before study: overnight fast and three to four hours after dosing
- Housing: groups of three in suspended solid-floor polypropylene cages furnished with woodflakes
- Diet: Certified Rat and Mouse Diet (Code 5LF2) supplied by BCM IPS Limited, London, UK (ad libitum)
- Water: mains drinking water (ad libitum)
- Acclimation period: at least 5 days

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
- Temperature (°C): 19-25
- Humidity (%): 30-70
- Air changes (per hr): at least 15
- Photoperiod (hrs dark / hrs light): 12 / 12

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
oral: gavage
Vehicle:
unchanged (no vehicle)
Details on oral exposure:
MAXIMUM DOSE VOLUME APPLIED: 1.29 ml/kg
Doses:
2000 mg/kg bw
No. of animals per sex per dose:
6
Control animals:
no
Details on study design:
- Duration of observation period following administration: 14 days
- Frequency of observations and weighing: observations 0.5, 1, 2 and 4 hours after dosing and subsequently once daily up to 14 days; weighing prior to dosing and 7 and 14 days after treatment
- Necropsy of survivors performed: yes

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Sex:
female
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
> 2 500 mg/kg bw
Based on:
test mat.
Mortality:
There were no deaths.
Clinical signs:
There were no signs of systemic toxicity.
Body weight:
All animals showed expected gains in bodyweight over the study period.
Gross pathology:
No abnormalities were noted at necropsy.

Applicant's summary and conclusion