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Acute Toxicity: oral

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
WHO Food Additive Series 35: 4-Hexylresorcinol (136-77-6)
Year:
1935
Bibliographic source:
http://www.inchem.org/documents/jecfa/jecmono/v35je04.htm

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no guideline provided
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
4-hexylresorcinol
EC Number:
205-257-4
EC Name:
4-hexylresorcinol
Cas Number:
136-77-6
Molecular formula:
C12H18O2
IUPAC Name:
4-hexylresorcinol

Test animals

Species:
rat

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
oral: unspecified

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
550 mg/kg bw
Mortality:
0

Applicant's summary and conclusion