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Acute Toxicity: inhalation

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: inhalation
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Secondary citation in handbook, original reference not available

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Patty's industrial hygiene and toxicology: 2.5.4 Dicumyl peroxide
Author:
Calyton GD, Clayton FE
Year:
1993
Bibliographic source:
572-573, Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1970

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Secondary source, no information on method
GLP compliance:
not specified
Test type:
other: limit test
Limit test:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Test animals

Species:
other: rats, guinea pigs, mice
Strain:
not specified
Sex:
not specified

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
inhalation: vapour
Type of inhalation exposure:
not specified
Vehicle:
not specified
Analytical verification of test atmosphere concentrations:
not specified
Duration of exposure:
4 h
Concentrations:
0.1 mg/L (= 100 mg/m3)
No. of animals per sex per dose:
2 animals of each species tested
Control animals:
not specified

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Sex:
not specified
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect level:
> 0.1 mg/L air (nominal)
Based on:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: No further information reported in secondary source

Applicant's summary and conclusion