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EC number: 442-300-8
CAS number: -
The test item has a skin sensitizing
potential as shown in animal studies.
A guinea pig maximization study according to
OECD guideline 406 was performed to evaluate the sensitization potential
of the test substance. The test was conducted with 30 female
Dunkin-Hartley guinea pigs (20 animals as test group, and 10 animals as
control group). During the induction procedure the test group was
exposed to 1% test substance via intradermal injections and 100% test
substance via topical application. The control group was exposed to
vehicle only during this procedure. All animals were challenged with 25%
and 50% test item and vehicle, respectively. When challenged with 50%
test substance, 9/10 (90%) positive responses were noted in the test
groups after 24 h and 10/10 (100%) positive response after 48 hours.
Following treatment with 25% test substance, 9/10 animals showed
erythema reactions at both 24 and 48 hour time points. Control animals
did not show any reactions. In conclusion, the test material produced a
100% (10/10) sensitization rate and was classified as an strong
sensitizer to guinea pig skin under the conditions of this study.
Labelling, and Packaging Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
available experimental test data are reliable and suitable for
classification purposes under Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. The epicutaneous
sensitisation study indicates a potential for skin sensitisation.
As a result the substance is considered to be classified as skin
sensitizer category 1A (H317: "May cause an allergic skin reaction")
under Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, as amended for the eighth time in
Regulation (EU) No 2016/218.
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