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Short-term toxicity to fish

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Description of key information

The acute toxicity to fish (Oryzias latipes) of 1,3-dichlorobenzene was determined at a LC50 of 5.7 mg/L after 96 hours.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

LC50 for freshwater fish:
5.7 mg/L

Additional information

The study from MITI 1995 was chosen as key study as studies from this source are typically of high quality. A second reference with a slightly lower effect value (Buccafusco 1981) yielded an effect value of 5 mg/L.