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Acute Toxicity: inhalation

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: inhalation
Type of information:
other: read-across based on grouping of substances (category approch)
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Particle size not specified. Justification for Read Across is reported in the endpoint summary and in the Category Justification Report attached to the Section 13 of this dossier.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1976
Report date:
1976

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 403 (Acute Inhalation Toxicity)
GLP compliance:
no
Remarks:
Pre GLP.
Test type:
standard acute method
Limit test:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
4,4'-bis[4-[bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino]-6-anilino-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl]amino]stilbene-2,2'-disulphonic acid
EC Number:
224-548-7
EC Name:
4,4'-bis[4-[bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino]-6-anilino-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl]amino]stilbene-2,2'-disulphonic acid
Cas Number:
4404-43-7
IUPAC Name:
2,2'-ethene-1,2-diylbis[5-({4-anilino-6-[bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino]-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl}amino)benzenesulfonic acid]

Test animals

Species:
rat
Strain:
Wistar
Sex:
male/female
Details on test animals or test system and environmental conditions:
TEST ANIMALS
- Source: Winkelmann, Borchen, Germany.
- Weight at study initiation: 180 - 200 g.

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
inhalation: dust
Type of inhalation exposure:
not specified
Vehicle:
air
Analytical verification of test atmosphere concentrations:
yes
Remarks:
gravimetric with membrane filter.
Duration of exposure:
1 - 4 h
Concentrations:
163.3, 375, 1225 and 1895 mg/m³ air at 4 hour exposure.
1820 mg/m³ air at 1 hour exposure.
No. of animals per sex per dose:
10
Control animals:
no
Details on study design:
- Duration of observation period following administration: 14 days .
- Necropsy of survivors performed: yes.
- Other examinations performed: clinical signs.

Results and discussion

Effect levelsopen allclose all
Sex:
male/female
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect level:
> 1 895 mg/m³ air (nominal)
Based on:
test mat.
Exp. duration:
4 h
Sex:
male/female
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect level:
1 820 mg/m³ air (nominal)
Based on:
test mat.
Exp. duration:
1 h
Mortality:
No mortality occuerred.
Clinical signs:
other: other:
Gross pathology:
No abnormalities detected.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not applicable.
Remarks:
Criteria used for interpretation of results: EU
Conclusions:
LC50 (4 h): > 1.895 mg/l air
Executive summary:

Method

Acute inhalation toxicity was assessed following the method described into the OECD guideline 403.

Results

LC50 (4 h): > 1.895 mg/l air

LC50 (1 h): 1.820 mg/l air

Conclusion

According to the CLP Regulation (EC 1272/2008), 3.1 Acute toxicity section, substances can be allocated to one of four toxicity categories based on acute toxicity by the oral, dermal or inhalation route according to the numeric criteria. Acute toxicity values are expressed as (approximate) LD50 (oral, dermal) or LC50 (inhalation) values or as acute toxicity estimates (ATE).

The inhalation LD50 value classification limit for dust is 5.0 mg/l (category 4: 1.0 < ATE ≤ 5.0 mg/l). In the current test an LD50 was non identified; considering the fact that no mortality occurred, a classification category can not be assigned. Thus, a classification according to the CLP Regulation (EC 1272/2008) is not applicable.