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Acute Toxicity: dermal

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: dermal
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Guideline study wit acceptable restrictions (no data on test substance purity).

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1984
Report Date:
1984

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 402 (Acute Dermal Toxicity)
Version / remarks:
Adopted 12 May 1981
Deviations:
yes
Remarks:
(no data on test substance purity)
GLP compliance:
yes
Test type:
standard acute method
Limit test:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Test animals

Species:
rat
Strain:
Wistar
Sex:
male/female
Details on test animals and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS
- Source: Broekman Institute, Someren, The Netherlands
- Weight at study initiation: males: 301.2 g ± 3.7 g, females: 196.8 g ± 5.4 g
- Housing: individually in Macrolon cages
- Diet: standard laboratory animal diet, RMH-B, Hope Farms, Woerden, The Netherlands, ad libitum
- Water: tap-water ad libitum
- Acclimation period: 6 days

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
- Temperature (°C): 20 ± 3
- Humidity (%): 50 - 80
- Photoperiod (hrs dark / hrs light): 12/12

Administration / exposure

Type of coverage:
occlusive
Vehicle:
unchanged (no vehicle)
Details on dermal exposure:
TEST SITE
- Area of exposure: clipped skin of the dorsal area of the trunk
- % coverage: approx. 10 % of the total body surface
- Type of wrap: The test material was held in contact with the skin with surgical gauze fixed on alumina foil with vaseline. This was fixed with successively tape and flexible bandage.

REMOVAL OF TEST SUBSTANCE
- Washing: residual test material was removed with tap water.
- Time after start of exposure: 24 h

TEST MATERIAL
- Amount applied: 2.2 mL/kg bw
- Concentration: 100%
- Constant volume or concentration used: yes
Duration of exposure:
24 h
Doses:
2000 mg/kg bw
No. of animals per sex per dose:
5
Control animals:
no
Details on study design:
- Duration of observation period following administration: 14 days
- Frequency of observations and weighing: daily cage-side observations were done. Individual body weights were determined weekly (Days 0 (pre-administration), 7 and 14).
- Necropsy of survivors performed: yes
- Other examinations performed: clinical signs, body weight

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Sex:
male/female
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
> 2 000 mg/kg bw
Based on:
test mat.
Mortality:
No mortality occurred during the study period.
Clinical signs:
No symptoms of systemic toxicity were observed during the study period.
Body weight:
No effect on body weight was noted.
Gross pathology:
No treatment related gross alterations were found at macroscopic examination of the animals.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: CLP/EU GHS criteria not met, no classification required according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.