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Endpoint:
eye irritation: in vivo
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
4 October 1983 to 07 October 1983
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1987
Report date:
1987

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 405 (Acute Eye Irritation / Corrosion)
Version / remarks:
12 May 1981
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Remarks:
GLP statement dates to Dec 18, 1987 Study report dates to Oct. 26, 1983

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
1-(3,5-dichloro-2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(2,6-difluorobenzoyl)urea
EC Number:
617-441-5
Cas Number:
83121-18-0
Molecular formula:
C14 H6 Cl2 F4 N2 O2
IUPAC Name:
1-(3,5-dichloro-2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(2,6-difluorobenzoyl)urea
Test material form:
solid

Test animals / tissue source

Species:
rabbit
Strain:
New Zealand White
Details on test animals or tissues and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS
- Source: Kleintierfarm Madoerin AG, CH 4414 Fuellinsdorf / Switzerland
- Age at study initiation: 12-13 weeks
- Weight at study initiation: 2.2-2.3 kg
- Housing: The animals were caged individually in stainless steel cages
- Diet: ad libitum, pelleted standard Kliba 341, rabbit maintenance diet (Klingentalmuehle AG, CH 4303 Kaiseraugst/Switzerland)
- Water: ad libitum, tap water
- Acclimation period: 4 days

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
- Temperature (°C): 20-24
- Humidity (%): 45-65
- Photoperiod (hrs dark / hrs light): 12/12

Test system

Vehicle:
unchanged (no vehicle)
Controls:
yes, concurrent no treatment
other: The right eye was untreated and served as control.
Amount / concentration applied:

TEST MATERIAL
- Amount applied: 0.1 g/rabbit (left eye)
Duration of treatment / exposure:
The study was terminated 72 hours after administration of the test substance.
Observation period (in vivo):
72 h
Details on study design:

SCORING SYSTEM: numerical scoring system was used to grade the ocular lesions (according to Draize J.H. 1959).

Results and discussion

In vivo

Resultsopen allclose all
Irritation parameter:
cornea opacity score
Basis:
animal: #29
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
iris score
Basis:
animal: #29
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
2
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
conjunctivae score
Basis:
animal: #29
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
3
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
chemosis score
Basis:
animal: #29
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
cornea opacity score
Basis:
animal: #30
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
iris score
Basis:
animal: #30
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
2
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
conjunctivae score
Basis:
animal: #30
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
3
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
chemosis score
Basis:
animal: #30
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
cornea opacity score
Basis:
animal: #31
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
iris score
Basis:
animal: #31
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
2
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
conjunctivae score
Basis:
animal: #31
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
3
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
chemosis score
Basis:
animal: #31
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
iris score
Basis:
mean
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
2
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
chemosis score
Basis:
mean
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
conjunctivae score
Basis:
mean
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
3
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
cornea opacity score
Basis:
mean
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
other: not applicable
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritant / corrosive response data:
After 1 h of administration all animals showed conjunctivae redness score 1, which was fully reversible after 24 hrs.
No corrosion of the cornea was observed at any of the measuring intervals.
No discoloration of the cornea and conjunctivae related to effects of the test article observed.
No acute toxicity or mortality were found.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met

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