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Administrative data

acute toxicity: oral
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference Type:
study report

Materials and methods

Test guideline
according to guideline
OECD Guideline 420 (Acute Oral Toxicity - Fixed Dose Method)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Test type:
fixed dose procedure
Limit test:

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-[(octadecylcarbamoyl)oxy]ethyl acrylate
EC Number:
Cas Number:
Molecular formula:
2-[(octadecylcarbamoyl)oxy]ethyl acrylate
Test material form:
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Batch: 08262015
Purity: >98%
Physical state/Appearance: white solid
Expiry Date: 20 June 2017
Storage Conditions: room temperature in the dark

Test animals

Details on test animals or test system and environmental conditions:
On receipt the animals were randomly allocated to cages.

The females were nulliparous and non pregnant.

After an acclimatization period of at least 5 days the animals were selected at random and given a number unique within the study by indelible ink marking on the tail and a number written on a cage card.

At the start of the study the animals were 8 to 12 weeks of age.

The body weight variation did not exceed ±20% of the mean body weight at the start of treatment.

The animals were housed in groups of up to four in suspended solid floor polypropylene cages furnished with woodflakes.

With the exception of an overnight fast immediately before dosing and for approximately 3 to 4 hours after dosing, free access to mains drinking water and food was allowed throughout the study. The diet, drinking water and bedding were routinely analyzed and were considered not to contain any contaminants that would reasonably be expected to affect the purpose or integrity of the study.

The temperature and relative humidity were set to achieve limits of 19 to 25 °C and 30 to 70% respectively. The rate of air exchange was at least fifteen changes per hour and the lighting was controlled by a time switch to give 12 hours continuous light and 12 hours darkness.

The animals were provided with environmental enrichment items which were considered not to contain any contaminant of a level that might have affected the purpose or integrity of the study.

Administration / exposure

Route of administration:
oral: gavage
arachis oil
Details on oral exposure:
All animals were dosed once only by gavage, using a metal cannula attached to a graduated syringe. The volume administered to each animal was calculated according to the fasted body weight at the time of dosing. Treatment of animals was sequential. Sufficient time was allowed between each dose group to confirm the survival of the previously dosed animals.

Clinical observations were made 30 minutes, 1, 2, and 4 hours after dosing and then daily for 14 days. Morbidity and mortality checks were made twice daily, early and late during normal working days, and once daily at weekends and public holidays.

Individual body weights were recorded on Day 0 (the day of dosing) and on Days 7 and 14.

At the end of the observation period the animals were killed by cervical dislocation. All animals were subjected to gross necropsy. This consisted of an external examination and opening of the abdominal and thoracic cavities.

The appearance of any macroscopic abnormalities was recorded. No tissues were retained.
300 mg/kg

2000 mg/kg
No. of animals per sex per dose:
300 mg/kg - 1 Female

2000 mg/kg - 5 Females
Control animals:

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Key result
Dose descriptor:
Effect level:
> 2 000 mg/kg bw
Based on:
test mat.
There were no deaths.
Clinical signs:
No signs of systemic toxicity were noted during the observation period.
Body weight:
All animals showed expected gains in body weight over the observation period.
Gross pathology:
No abnormalities were noted at necropsy.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
The acute oral median lethal dose (LD50) of 2-Propenoic acid, 2-[[(octadecylamino)carbonyl]oxy]ethyl ester in the female Wistar strain rat was estimated to be greater than 2000 mg/kg body weight