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Toxicity to birds

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to birds: acute oral toxicity test
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
disregarded due to major methodological deficiencies
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The provided level of details is considerably too low to assign a reliability score to this data.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
The acute oral toxicity, repellency, and hazard potential of 998 chemicals to one or more species of wild and domestic birds.
Author:
Schafer EW, Bowles WA, Hurlbut J
Year:
1983
Bibliographic source:
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol, 12, 355-382.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
No data
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
No data
Dose method:
gavage
Analytical monitoring:
not specified
Vehicle:
yes
Details on preparation and analysis of diet:
DIET PREPARATION
Wild-trapped birds were usually dosed by gavage with solutions or suspensions of 4-tert-butylpyrocatechol in propylene glycol.

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: Bird
Details on test organisms:
Source: wild-trapped

Study design

Remarks:
No data
No. of animals per sex per dose and/or stage:
No data
Control animals:
not specified
Nominal and measured doses / concentrations:
No data
Details on test conditions:
no data

Examinations

Details on examinations and observations:
no data

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect level:
>= 96 mg/kg bw
Basis for effect:
mortality

Applicant's summary and conclusion