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Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

In a MSDS by Evonik (2008), an Ames Test according to the OECD 471 is mentioned, which showed that methyl cyanoacetate was not mutagenic to bacteria. No further details were available.

Short description of key information:
No studies are available. Nevertheless, according to a MSDS by Evonik (2008), methyl cyanoacetate was negative in the Ames Test according to the OECD TG 471.

Endpoint Conclusion: No adverse effect observed (negative)

Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the only available information taken from the MSDS on methyl cyanoacetate by Evonik, the test item is not mutagenic to bacteria. Thus, no classification according to the EU Directive 67/548/EEC and to the CLP Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 is needed.