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Description of key information

Exposure to PGE vapour for 24 months resulted in incidences of nasal tumours at 12 ppm (74 mg/m3) (11 % in males and 4.4% in females).  No nasal tumours were found in rats exposed at 1ppm for 24 months.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Carcinogenicity: via inhalation route

Endpoint conclusion
Dose descriptor:
74 mg/m³

Justification for classification or non-classification

In accordance with the harmonised scheme for classification and labelling in Regulation EC 1272/2008 (index number 603 -067 -00 -X), phenylglycidyl ether is classified as Carcinogenic Category 1B.

Additional information

Carcinogenicity: via inhalation route (target organ): respiratory: nose