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Key study for skin irritation according to OECD guideline 435 (BASF, 2012): corrosive

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

A corrosive result was reported in the in vitro test system Corrositex (BASF, 2012). The break through time was 8:16 after treatment with Sodium tert-butylate. Study was performed according to OECD guideline 435 under GLP.

The corrosive properties are expected to be the same in the skin and in the eyes.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the available data, classification is proposed: C: R34 (EU); GHS: Skin Corr. 1B (H314) according to EU directive 67/548/EEC and EU regulation (EC) NO. 1272/2008 (CLP).