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Acute Toxicity: oral

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Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Justification for type of information:
A discussion and report on the read across strategy is given as an attachment in IUCLID Section 13.
Cross-reference
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
read-across: supporting information
Reference
Endpoint:
acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
read-across from supporting substance (structural analogue or surrogate)
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Justification for type of information:
A discussion and report on the read across strategy is given as an attachment in IUCLID Section 13.
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
read-across source
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
not specified
GLP compliance:
not specified
Species:
rat
Strain:
Sprague-Dawley
Sex:
not specified
Route of administration:
oral: unspecified
Key result
Sex:
not specified
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
ca. 15 840 mg/kg bw
Conclusions:
In an LD50 (lethal dose, 50% kill) test with Sprague-Dawley rats (sex not specified), an LD50 of 15,840 mg/Kg was reported for analogue substance n-Hexane.
Executive summary:

In an LD50 (lethal dose, 50% kill) test with Sprague-Dawley rats (sex not specified), an LD50 of 15,840 mg/Kg was reported for analogue substance n-Hexane.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1999

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
not specified
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
N-hexane
EC Number:
203-777-6
EC Name:
N-hexane
Cas Number:
110-54-3
Molecular formula:
C6H14
IUPAC Name:
hexane
Test material form:
liquid

Test animals

Species:
rat
Strain:
Sprague-Dawley
Sex:
not specified

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
oral: unspecified

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Key result
Sex:
not specified
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
ca. 15 840 mg/kg bw

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
In an LD50 (lethal dose, 50% kill) test with Sprague-Dawley rats (sex not specified), an LD50 of 15,840 mg/Kg was reported for analogue substance n-Hexane.
Executive summary:

In an LD50 (lethal dose, 50% kill) test with Sprague-Dawley rats (sex not specified), an LD50 of 15,840 mg/Kg was reported for analogue substance n-Hexane.