Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Description of key information

In the study according to OECD Guideline 404 (Acute Dermal Irritation / Corrosion), dichloroacetyl chloride was found as highly corrosive. The substancae applied caused severe burns of the animals' skin. The animal with exposure of 3 min. had erythema, edeme and wound 72 hours after expositiona and the one with 4 hours of exposition had an open wound after 7 days after the exposition. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Skin irritation / corrosion

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
adverse effect observed (corrosive)

Additional information

According to the results obtained in the study, the substance is classified as C, R35 according to Directive 67/548/EC and Skin corrosive 1A according to the CLP Regulation.


Effects on skin irritation/corrosion: highly corrosive

Justification for classification or non-classification

According to the results obtained in the study, the substance is classified as C, R35 according to Directive 67/548/EC and Skin corrosive 1A according to the CLP Regulation.

Furthermore, the substance is classified under the harmonised classification and labelling list as C, R35 according to Directive 67/548/EC and Skin corrosive 1A according to the CLP Regulation.