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Acute Toxicity: oral

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data is from peer reviewed journal

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Acute toxicity to rat.
Author:
David C. Ayres, Desmond G. Hellier
Year:
1998
Bibliographic source:
Dictionary of Environmentally Important Chemicals, 1998

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: as mentioned below
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The LD 50 value for mercury sulphate (7783-35-9) was performed on rats
GLP compliance:
no
Test type:
other: No data available

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material: Mercury sulphate
- Molecular formula: H2O4S.Hg
- Molecular weight : 298.67 g/mol
- Smiles notation: [O-]S(=O)(=O)[O-].[Hg+2]
- InChl : InChI=1S/Hg.H2O4S/c;1-5(2,3)4/h;(H2,1,2,3,4)/q+2;/p-2
- Substance type: Solid
- Physical state: Inorganic

Test animals

Species:
rat
Strain:
not specified
Sex:
not specified
Details on test animals and environmental conditions:
No data available

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
other: No data available
Vehicle:
not specified
Details on oral exposure:
No data available
Doses:
57 mg/kg
No. of animals per sex per dose:
No data available
Control animals:
not specified
Details on study design:
No data available
Statistics:
No data available

Results and discussion

Preliminary study:
No data available
Effect levels
Sex:
not specified
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
57 mg/kg bw
Based on:
test mat.
Mortality:
No data available
Clinical signs:
No data available
Body weight:
No data available
Gross pathology:
No data available
Other findings:
No data available

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
Toxicity Category II
Remarks:
Migrated information Criteria used for interpretation of results: EU
Conclusions:
The LD 50 value for mercury sulphate (7783-35-9) was found to be 57 mg/kg
Executive summary:

Acute toxicity test was performed on rats. From experiment it was found that the LD 50 value for mercury sulphate (7783-35-9) was found to be 57 mg/kg.