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Administrative data

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

Based on the data summarised in this section, ethylbenzene is not considered as genotoxic toxicant.

However, because of impurities profile, the substance is classified as Mutagenicity - Genetic Toxicity: Muta. Cat. 2; R46 May cause heritable genetic damage, in accordance with Directive 67/548/EEC and Mutagen Category 1B; H340: May cause genetic defects, in accordance with the GHS criteria of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. Therefore, no additional testing of ethylbenzene for mutagenicity is required.

Endpoint Conclusion: No adverse effect observed (negative)

Justification for classification or non-classification