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Ecotoxicological information

Short-term toxicity to fish

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Description of key information

Acutely harmful to fish.

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Additional information

The acute toxicity of 2 -chloroethanol to fish was investigated by Thurston et al., using the mosquito fish (Gambusia affinis) as test organism. For the exposure period of 96 hours, an LC50 value of 15.2 mg/L was derived, based on measured concentrations (Thurston et al., 1985).