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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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With high probability acutely not harmful to aquatic invertebrates. No acute toxic effects occur within the range of solubility.

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One reliable study on the acute toxicity to aquatic invertebrates is available. The 48–hr-acute toxicity of the test item to Daphnia magna was studied under static conditions (RCC Ltd. 2002). Daphnids were exposed to control and test item at a nominal loading rate of 100 mg/L for 48 hr.  Mortality/immobilization and sublethal effects were observed daily. The 48–hr EC50 was > 100 mg/L. The 48–hr EC0 based on immobilization was 100 mg/L.   

Overall, it can be concluded that the results indicate that the substance is not acutely toxic to Daphnia magna in the range of solubility.