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No information is available on the substance in itself nevertheless Similar Substances were considered in order to evaluate the possibility of classification.

Acid Blue 009/Food Blue 002 (EC n. 223 -339 -8) was considered as the most representative Read Across for Acid Blue 083. The substance was evaluated by SSCNFP in the OPINION OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON COSMETIC PRODUCTS AND NON-FOOD PRODUCTS INTENDED FOR CONSUMERS CONCERNING ACID BLUE 9 COLIPA n° C40 adopted by the SCCNFP on 23 April 2004.

In this report it is stated that Acid Blue 009 is listed as CI 42090 in Annex IV, part 1 – list of colouring agents allowed for use in cosmetic products – to Directive 76/768/EEC on cosmetic products; field of application 1: colouring agents allowed in all cosmetic products.

Moreover on the Similar Substance three studies are available on two trophic levels:

Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates:

- EC0 = 100 mg/l; EC50 > 100 mg/l

- EC0 = 100 mg/l; EC50 > 100 mg/l

Short-term toxicity to fish:

- LC50 > 129 mg/l (a.i)

Based on the information received no concern were found, therefore the following endpoint were not been completed according to the Article 12 of the REACH Regulation (EC n. 1907/2006).