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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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EC50 (48 h) = 130 mg/l

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Fresh water invertebrates

Fresh water invertebrates
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Effect concentration:
130 mg/L

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The acute toxicity of 4-nitrotoluene-2-sulphonic acid to aquatic invertebrates was investigated in a study of the Japanese National Institute of Technology and Evaluation. The results of this study showed after 48 h of exposure to Daphnia magna an EC50 value of 130 mg/L (NITE, 1997).