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Short-term toxicity to fish

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Description of key information

The acute toxicity of the test item on one freshwater species (Pimephales promelas) and on one marine species (Cyprinidon variegatus) was assessed over a period of 96 h according to accepted scientific standards. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

LC50 for freshwater fish:
228 mg/L
LC50 for marine water fish:
140 mg/L

Additional information

Among the existing valid studies the two above mentioned studies were found to show the highest toxicity. The 96 -h EC50 values were 228 mg/L for the freshwater species Pimephales promelas and 140 mg/L for the marine species Cyprinidon variegatus.