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Toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods

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The acute toxicity of Benzyl Salicylate to the earthworm Eisenia fetida in artificial soil has been determined. The LC50 is regarded to be > 1000 mg test item/kg soil (dw).

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The acute toxicity of the test item to earthworm Eisenia fetida in artificial soil test has been investigated and gave a 14 day LC50 value of > 1000mg test item/kg soil dry weight (dw). The Lowest Observed Effect Concentration was considered to be 1000 mg test item/kg soil (dw). The No Observed Effect Concentration was 562 mg test item/kg soil (dw).