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Skin irritation / corrosion

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
skin irritation: in vivo
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1985
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Remarks:
In the OECD SIDS on sodium carbonate (2002) a similar reliability was assigned.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1985

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 404 (Acute Dermal Irritation / Corrosion)
Deviations:
yes
Remarks:
Test substance was not moistened with water ; patch was occlusive instead of semi-occlusive. Minor deviations included small differences in housing conditions and no other toxic effects have been observed.
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Sodium carbonate
EC Number:
207-838-8
EC Name:
Sodium carbonate
Cas Number:
497-19-8
Molecular formula:
CH2O3.2Na
IUPAC Name:
disodium carbonate
Details on test material:
SOURCE: Chem. Fabrik Kalk GmbH, Köln, Germany
PURITY: Not reported.
IMPURITY/ADDITIVE/ETC.: Not reported.
ANY OTHER INFORMATION: Name (in german) of test substance:
"Leichte calc. Soda" (Eng.: Light calcined soda)

Test animals

Species:
rabbit
Strain:
New Zealand White
Details on test animals or test system and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS:
- Sex: Not reported.
- Source: Harald Schriever, Rabbit farm, Germany.
- Age: Not reported.
- Weight at study initiation: 2.4 - 2.6 kg.
- Number of animals: 6
- Controls: Included but not described.

Test system

Type of coverage:
occlusive
Vehicle:
other: other
Amount / concentration applied:
Concentration: 0.5 g
Duration of treatment / exposure:
4 hour(s)
Number of animals:
6

Results and discussion

In vivo

Resultsopen allclose all
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
mean
Time point:
other: 24 + 48 + 72 hr
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
not specified
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
mean
Time point:
other: 24 + 48 + 72 hr
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
not specified
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #1
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #2
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #3
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #4
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #5
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
erythema score
Basis:
animal #6
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #1
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #2
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #3
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #4
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #5
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Irritation parameter:
edema score
Basis:
animal #6
Time point:
24/48/72 h
Score:
0
Max. score:
4
Reversibility:
fully reversible
Remarks on result:
no indication of irritation
Other effects:
No

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not irritating
Conclusions:
Classification: not irritating

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