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Skin irritation / corrosion

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Endpoint:
skin irritation: in vivo
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
09 - 25 Dec 2009
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2010
Report Date:
2010

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 404 (Acute Dermal Irritation / Corrosion)
Version / remarks:
adopted Apr 2002
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method B.4 (Acute Toxicity: Dermal Irritation / Corrosion)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 870.2500 (Acute Dermal Irritation)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
The Department of Health of the Government of the United Kingdom, UK

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Remarks:
migrated information: powder

Test animals

Species:
rabbit
Strain:
New Zealand White
Details on test animals and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS
- Source: Harlan Laboratories UK Ltd., Belton, UK
- Age at study initiation: 12 - 20 weeks old
- Weight at study initiation: 2.06 - 2.27 kg
- Housing: animals were individually housed in suspended cages, with environmental enrichment
- Diet: 2030 Teklad Global Rabbit diet (Harlan Teklad, Bicester, UK), ad libitum
- Water: tap water, ad libitum
- Acclimation period: at least 5 days

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
- Temperature (°C): 20 ± 3
- Humidity (%): 50 ± 20
- Air changes (per hr): at least 15
- Photoperiod (hrs dark / hrs light): 12/12

Test system

Type of coverage:
semiocclusive
Preparation of test site:
clipped
Vehicle:
water
Controls:
other: not required, untreated sites of the same animal served as control
Amount / concentration applied:
TEST MATERIAL
- Amount(s) applied (volume or weight with unit): 0.5 g

VEHICLE
- Amount(s) applied (volume or weight with unit): 0.5 mL
Duration of treatment / exposure:
4 h
Observation period:
72 h
Reading time points: 0, 1, 24, 48 and 72 h
Number of animals:
3 males
Details on study design:
TEST SITE
- Area of exposure: approximately 6 cm² on the dorsal/flank area
- Type of wrap if used: the test area was covered with a gauze patch (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) that was secured in place with a strip of surgical adhesive tape, and an elasticated corset was wrapped around the trunk of the animal

REMOVAL OF TEST SUBSTANCE
- Washing (if done): residual test substance was removed from the test site by gentle swabbing with cotton wool soaked in water
- Time after start of exposure: 4 h

SCORING SYSTEM: Draize scoring system

Results and discussion

In vivo

Resultsopen allclose all
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
mean
Remarks:
of 3 animals
Time point:
other: mean after 24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: reversibility: not applicable
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
mean
Remarks:
of 3 animals
Time point:
other: mean after 24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: reversibility: not applicable
Irritant / corrosive response data:
The erythema and edema scores for 3/3 animals were 0 at all reading time points. No skin irritation effects were noted in any animal at any reading time point.
Other effects:
No adverse effects on body weight was noted.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: CLP/EU GHS criteria not met, no classification required according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Conclusions:
CLP: not classified