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Skin irritation / corrosion - Eye irritation: No relevant study available but test is not judged pertinent due to the well known corrosive properties of the substance. Indeed nitric acid is classified as a skin corrosive substance category 1A (concentration > or = 20%) and category 1B (5% < or = concentration and 20%) according to the CLP Regulation Annex VI, table 3.1 (EC Regulation 1272/2008 on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures). 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Skin irritation / corrosion

Link to relevant study records
Reference
Endpoint:
skin irritation / corrosion
Data waiving:
other justification
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
adverse effect observed (corrosive)

Eye irritation

Link to relevant study records
Reference
Endpoint:
eye irritation
Data waiving:
other justification
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
adverse effect observed (irritating)

Respiratory irritation

Endpoint conclusion
Endpoint conclusion:
no study available

Additional information

Effects on skin irritation/corrosion: corrosive

Effects on eye irritation: corrosive

Justification for classification or non-classification

Nitric acid is classified as a skin corrosive substance category 1A (concentration > or = 20%) and category 1B (5%< or = concentration) according to CLP Regulation Annex VI, table 3.1 (EC Regulation 1272/2008 on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures).