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Acute Toxicity: oral

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Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Not available
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Secondary literature source, rating as per REACH Guidance document 7a. (Endpoint-specific guidance).
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Cross-referenceopen allclose all
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1970

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method followed unknown, data from handbook

GLP compliance:
not specified
Test type:
other: not reported

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Glycerides, C8-18 and C18-unsatd.
EC Number:
266-946-3
EC Name:
Glycerides, C8-18 and C18-unsatd.
Cas Number:
67701-28-4
Molecular formula:
Triglycerides containing a glycerol backbone esterified to fatty acids with a carbon chain length of C8-18 as well as unsaturated C18 fatty acids
IUPAC Name:
Tri(C8-18 and C18-unsatd. fatty acyl)glycerol
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Coconut oil (CAS N° 8001-31-8, EC N° 232-282-8); under the SDA nomenclature, the name of this substance is ‘Glycerides, C8-18 and C18-unsatd.'

Test animals

Species:
rat
Strain:
not specified
Sex:
not specified
Details on test animals or test system and environmental conditions:
No data

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
oral: unspecified
Vehicle:
not specified
Details on oral exposure:
No data
Doses:
up to 5000 mg/kg bw
No. of animals per sex per dose:
No data
Control animals:
not specified
Details on study design:
No data
Statistics:
No data

Results and discussion

Preliminary study:
No data
Effect levels
Sex:
not specified
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
> 5 000 mg/kg bw
Mortality:
No data
Clinical signs:
No data
Body weight:
No data
Gross pathology:
No data
Other findings:
No data

Any other information on results incl. tables

None

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not classified
Remarks:
Migrated information Criteria used for interpretation of results: EU
Conclusions:
The oral LD50 of the test material in rats is greater than 5,000 mg/kg bw.
Executive summary:

According to the Biotech Index, the oral LD50 of coconut oil in rats is greater than 5,000 mg/kg bw.