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Effects on fertility

Description of key information
One published paper is available, which summarises the results of  studies of sperm morphology in the rat (inhalation exposure) and mouse (gavage exposure).
Additional information
Short description of key information:
No information is available.

Effects on developmental toxicity

Description of key information
One published paper is available, which summarises the results of a developmental toxicity study in the rat.
Effect on developmental toxicity: via oral route
Dose descriptor:
NOAEL
178 mg/kg bw/day
Effect on developmental toxicity: via inhalation route
Dose descriptor:
NOAEC
97.76 mg/m³
Additional information

No evidence of developmental toxicity or teratogenicity was seen in a study in the rat at the highest dose level of 19.3 mg/kg bw.

Toxicity to reproduction: other studies

Additional information

No effects on sperm morphology are apparent in studies in the rat and mouse.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Phosphorus trichloride is not classified for reproductive or developmental toxicity according to Directive 67/548/EEC. No classification is proposed, based on the results of the data summarised.