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Acute Toxicity: other routes

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: other routes
Type of information:
not specified
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Study period:
no data
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data published in a peer-reviewed source. Limited information.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
SAX'S DANGEROUS PROPERTIES OF INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS, Eighth Edition
Author:
Richard J. Lewis, Sr.
Year:
1994

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Guideline:
other: not mentioned
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method followed unknown
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Magnesium sulphate
EC Number:
231-298-2
EC Name:
Magnesium sulphate
Cas Number:
7487-88-9
Molecular formula:
H2O4S.Mg
IUPAC Name:
magnesium sulphate
Details on test material:
no details

Test animals

Species:
other: no data
Strain:
not specified
Sex:
not specified

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
other: no data
Vehicle:
not specified
Doses:
No data
No. of animals per sex per dose:
no data
Control animals:
not specified

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

no details

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Moderately toxic by several routes.Parentaluse or use in presence of renal insufficiency may lead to magnesium intoxication. An anticonvulsant and purgative.