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Toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods

Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods: long-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2003
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
OECD SIDS 1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE
Author:
OECD SIDS
Year:
2003
Bibliographic source:
UNEP PUBLICATIONS
Report Date:
2003

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 207 (Earthworm, Acute Toxicity Tests)
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Name: 1,2-dichloropropane

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Eisenia fetida
Animal group:
annelids

Study design

Substrate type:
artificial soil
Total exposure duration:
14 d

Test conditions

Test temperature:
Temperature: 20 degrees C
pH:
pH-value: 5.5 - 6.5
Moisture:
ground humidity: 35%

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
14 d
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
4 240 mg/kg soil dw
Basis for effect:
mortality

Any other information on results incl. tables

A mixture of peat, clay, fine sand and calcium carbonate served as test medium. Ten adult animals weighing between 300 - 500 mg were exposed to 1,2-dichloropropane. The 95 % confidence level was 3830 - 4680 mg 1,2-dichloropropane/kg of dry ground mass.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The CL50 = 4240 mg/kg soil dw (14 days)