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Description of key information

The reported oral LD50 for rats is 4700 mg GaCl3/kg bw.

Rats fed gallium trichloride at dietary levels of 500 or 10000 ppm gallium for 26 weeks exhibited no observable toxic symptoms.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Acute toxicity: via oral route

Link to relevant study records
Reference
Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Handbook data, method not reported
GLP compliance:
not specified
Species:
rat
Route of administration:
oral: unspecified
Key result
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
4 700 mg/kg bw
Based on:
test mat.
Mortality:
Rats fed gallium trichloride at dietary levels of 500 or 10000 ppm gallium for 26 weeks exhibited no observable toxic symptoms.
Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
Rats fed gallium trichloride at dietary levels of 500 or 10000 ppm gallium for 26 weeks exhibited no observable toxic symptoms.
Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no adverse effect observed
Dose descriptor:
LD50
4 700 mg/kg bw

Acute toxicity: via inhalation route

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no study available

Acute toxicity: via dermal route

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no study available

Additional information

Justification for classification or non-classification

The reported oral LD50 for rats of 4700 mg GaCl3/kg bw does not result in a classification for acute oral toxicity.