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Description of key information

Experimental data show that used motor oils increased the frequency of tumours in treated animals. However, data from the category were not used to assess this endpoint for the substance of interest, because no experimental data are available to now on the other member situated on the opposite side of the category. A different approach was considered more suitable, based on the composition of the substance which contains > 3% of DMSO extract (IP 346). Therefore, the substance was considerd as carcinogen.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Justification for classification or non-classification

According to Regulation 1272/2008 the substance has to be classified as category 1B carcinogen.

According to Directive 67/548/EEC the substance has to be classified as category 2 carcinogen R45.

Additional information

The original references of the studies are not available.

All the data were obtained following a regulatory pathway even if they weren't evaluated by the European Commission.