Chronic toxicity studies on white oils

17 Jan 2004

This report summarises the results of experimental studies undertaken toinvestigate the chronic toxicity and carcinogenic potential of two highly refinedmineral white oils of medium and high viscosity. The studies were commissioned tosupport regulatory submissions on the safe use of mineral hydrocarbons in directfood and food contact applications. Results are presented and discussed and a proposal is made for a No ObservedAdverse Effect Level.