Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Skin sensitisation

Endpoint conclusion
Additional information:

Animal studies

A databank (HSDB, 2011) reports that furan caused sensitization when applied at 1-50% to the skin of guinea pigs (Chernousov, 1974). No further details are given.

REFERENCES

Chernousov AD (1974). [Allergenic properties of furan compounds.] Gig Sanit 6, 28-32 (as cited in HSDB, 2011).

HSDB (2011). Hazardous Substances Data Bank. Databank Number 89, last revised 16 June 2011.http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/f?./temp/~lMMQU6:1


Migrated from Short description of key information:
A brief citation notes that furan was sensitising to the skin of guinea pigs (Chernousov, 1974).

Respiratory sensitisation

Endpoint conclusion
Additional information:
Migrated from Short description of key information:
There are no data for respiratory sensitisation

Justification for classification or non-classification

Furan is not classified for sensitisation