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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Description of key information

The short-term toxicity of TBHP to aquatic invertebrates (freshwater) has been investigated in a 48h test using Daphnia magna, conducted in accordance with OECD guideline 202 (and under GLP): it was moderately toxic.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50/LC50 for freshwater invertebrates:
14.07 mg/L

Additional information

TBHP shows moderate acute toxicity to Daphnia magna, causing immobilisation: 48h EC50 14.07 mg/l. The key parameter EC50 value has been expressed in terms of dry TBHP.