Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Skin sensitisation

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
adverse effect observed (sensitising)
Additional information:

The substance is officially classified as R42/43, so there is no need to perform new test on skin sensitization according to column 2 in REACH Annex VII.


Migrated from Short description of key information:
Maleic anhydride is a skin sensitizer.

Respiratory sensitisation

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
adverse effect observed (sensitising)
Additional information:
Maleic anhydride is officially classified as R42/43, so there is no need to performed new test on skin sensitization according to column 2 in Annex VII REACH regulation.

Migrated from Short description of key information:
Maleic anhydride is a respiratory sensitizer.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Maleic anhydride is officially classified as R42/43 according to Directive 67/548/EEC.