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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to terrestrial plants: short-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Acceptable, well documented publication which meets basic scientific principles

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1934

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
CO2 from respiring potato tubers was collected via Ba(OH)2 after treatment of the tubers with chemical vapor in closed vessels for 24 hours.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Analytical purity: no data

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
no

Test substrate

Vehicle:
no

Test organisms

Species:
other: Solanum tuberosum
Plant group:
Dicotyledonae (dicots)
Details on test organisms:
- Common name: Potato family
- Plant family: Solanaceae
- Source of seed: Tubers directly used
- Variety: New Jersey Irish Cobbler potatoes

Study design

Test type:
other: CO2 respiration
Study type:
laboratory study
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
24 h

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Respirational response of potato tubors to exposition to vapor of n-butyl chloride:

n-butylchloride conc. in mg/L air space in desiccator

50

100

200

600

Increase in mg CO2/100 g tuber in 48 hrs over control

0.3

4.3

81.8

149.6

Applicant's summary and conclusion