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Ecotoxicological information

Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
Type of information:
read-across based on grouping of substances (category approach)
Adequacy of study:
key study
Justification for type of information:
It is well established that saturated perfluorocarbons form a class of chemicals with very similar properties.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1989
Report Date:
1989

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 202 (Daphnia sp. Acute Immobilisation Test)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
liquid
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Batch 51178/B

Test solutions

Vehicle:
yes
Details on test solutions:
50% w/w in Megaface F142-D

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Daphnia magna

Study design

Test type:
static
Water media type:
freshwater
Total exposure duration:
48 h

Test conditions

Hardness:
350 mg/l as CaCO3 (noted as slightly higher than recommended, but not considered significant)
Test temperature:
21 +/- 1C

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Key result
Duration:
48 h
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
> 0.1 mg/L
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mobility

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Within the limits possible in the test, the material is not toxic to aquatic invertebrates.
Executive summary:

Within the limits possible in the test, the material is not toxic to aquatic invertebrates.