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Administrative data

Description of key information

Using the GHS classification system, epichlorohydrin is a Category 3 following oral, dermal and inhalation exposure.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Acute toxicity: via oral route

Endpoint conclusion
Dose descriptor:
LD50
175 mg/kg bw

Acute toxicity: via inhalation route

Endpoint conclusion
Dose descriptor:
LC50
4 114 mg/m³

Acute toxicity: via dermal route

Endpoint conclusion
Dose descriptor:
LD50
515 mg/kg bw

Additional information

Legislation has placed epichlorohydrin in a Category 3 in the GHS classification system.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Epichlorohydrin was moderate to high in toxicity based on oral, dermal and inhalation exposure and thus meets the definition of a Category 3 in the GHS classification system.