Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
acute toxicity: inhalation
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Toxicity of residuals from ethylene oxide gas sterilization
Author:
WOODARD, G. & WOODARD, M.
Year:
1971
Bibliographic source:
Proceedings of the 1971 HIA Technical Symposium, Washington DC, Health Industries Association

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 403 (Acute Inhalation Toxicity)
Test type:
acute toxic class method

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Ethylene oxide
EC Number:
200-849-9
EC Name:
Ethylene oxide
Cas Number:
75-21-8
Molecular formula:
C2H4O
IUPAC Name:
oxirane

Test animals

Species:
mouse

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
inhalation: gas
Duration of exposure:
4 h

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect level:
1 500 mg/L air
Based on:
test mat.

Applicant's summary and conclusion