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Category name:
Tungsten substances

Justifications and discussions

Category definition:
Tungsten substances. Read-across for skin irritation and skin sensitization endpoints.
Category description:
watersoluble and sparingly soluble tungsten substances
Category rationale:
This read-across is based on the hypothesis that source and target substances have similar toxicological properties due to the release of tungstate ions, which is considered to be the relevant moiety with respect to intrinsic hazards of tungsten compounds.