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Additional information

The experimental data for hydroquinone is not provided. It is referred to the legal classification of hydroquinone in the EU (Annex I index no. 604 -005 -00 -4).

Short description of key information:
Information in the public literature is inconclusive in regard to genotoxicity and information is only available for a limited number of endpoints. In analogy to hydroquinone, 2-methylhydroquinone is classified as a suspected mutagen (GHS Category 2).

Endpoint Conclusion:

Justification for classification or non-classification