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Administrative data

Endpoint:
skin irritation: in vivo
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The study was conducted according to an appropriate OECD test guideline, and in compliance with GLP.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2002
Report Date:
2002

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 404 (Acute Dermal Irritation / Corrosion)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Test animals

Species:
rabbit
Strain:
Himalayan
Details on test animals and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS
- Source: Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology KG
- Age at study initiation: Approximately 6-6.5 months
- Weight at study initiation: 2.4-2.7 kg
- Housing: Singly in cages measuring 425 mm x 600 mm x 380 mm
- Diet (e.g. ad libitum): Ad libitum
- Water (e.g. ad libitum): Ad libitum
- Acclimation period: 20 days


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
- Temperature (°C): 20± 3
- Humidity (%): 55± 15
- Air changes (per hr): No data
- Photoperiod (hrs dark / hrs light): 12/12

Test system

Type of coverage:
semiocclusive
Preparation of test site:
shaved
Vehicle:
unchanged (no vehicle)
Controls:
not required
Amount / concentration applied:
TEST MATERIAL
- Amount(s) applied (volume or weight with unit): 0.5 ml


Duration of treatment / exposure:
Four hours
Observation period:
Scores were taken 60 minutes, 24, 48 and 72 hours after patch removal. If necessary, the observations were continued on a daily basis for up to 14 days to determine the reversibility of the reactions.
Number of animals:
Three male rabbits.
Details on study design:
TEST SITE
- Area of exposure: 6 cm2
- Type of wrap if used: Semi-occlusive


REMOVAL OF TEST SUBSTANCE
- Washing (if done): Not done


SCORING SYSTEM: According to OECD 404.

Results and discussion

In vivo

Resultsopen allclose all
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #1
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #2
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #3
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #1
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #2
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #3
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Other effects:
No other effects reported.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not irritating
Remarks:
Migrated information Criteria used for interpretation of results: EU
Conclusions:
Under the conditions of this good quality OECD 404 study that was conducted to GLP, Siloxan HSi2 was not irritating to the skin of rabbits.
Executive summary:

Three Himalayan rabbits were exposed for four hours to 0.5 ml Siloxan HSi2 under semi-occlusive conditions on intact skin. The reactions of the intact skin were evaluated 60 minutes and then 24, 48 and 72 hours after patch removal. If necessary, the observations were continued on a daily basis for up to 14 days to determine the reversibility of the reactions. No skin reactions or other effects were observed at any of the time points in any of the rabbits.