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Toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods

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Description of key information

The NOEC for earthworms was 1077 mg/L.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Long-term EC10, LC10 or NOEC for soil macroorganisms:
1 077

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An earthworm contact test was carried out using NTO (Biotechnology Research Institute of NRC, Annual Report number 53363, 2011). Earthworms were exposed to concentrations of 1077 mg/L NTO solution in water for 48 hours, no mortality was observed. The NOEC was the maximum concentration tested, 1077 mg/L.