Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Skin irritation / corrosion

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no adverse effect observed (not irritating)

Eye irritation

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no adverse effect observed (not irritating)

Respiratory irritation

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no adverse effect observed (not irritating)

Additional information

Justification for classification or non-classification

Decades of experience handling saturated perfluorocarbons have indicated no toxic effects for any of these substances, which has been confirmed by skin and eye irritation testing by contract laboratories including HRC, SRI Int, Safepharm and Toxicol on representive substances from the class. Their use in medical applications in the blood, lungs and eyes further supports the data.