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Description of key information

The evidence suggests that cracked gas oils are carcinogenic.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Carcinogenicity: via dermal route

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
adverse effect observed
other: Gross findings consisted mainly of dermal irritation and tumours.

Additional information

Justification for classification or non-classification

Following dermal application tumours were observed. Data from the experiments conducted with cracked gas oils indicate that they are carcinogens, therefore they are classified as Carcinogenic Cat 1B, H350, according to EU CLP Regulation (EC No. 1272/2008).