Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Description of key information

Skin and eye irritation studies were conducted with potassiun sorbate in rabbits.

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:
adverse effect observed (irritating)

Additional information

Effects on eye irritation: moderately irritating

Justification for classification or non-classification

According to regulation (EC) 1272/2008, potassium sorbate is non irritating to the skin but moderatly irritating to the eye.