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Administrative data

Description of key information

Information in the public literature is insufficient  in regard to carcinogenicity. In analogy to hydroquinone, 2-methylhydroquinone is classified as a suspected carcinogen (GHS Category 2).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Justification for classification or non-classification

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).