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Toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods

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Endpoint:
toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods: long-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2006

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 222 (Earthworm Reproduction Test (Eisenia fetida/Eisenia andrei))
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 11268-2 (Effects of Pollutants on Earthworms. 2. Determination of Effects on Reproduction)
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Test substrate

Vehicle:
yes

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Eisenia fetida
Animal group:
annelids

Study design

Study type:
laboratory study
Substrate type:
artificial soil
Total exposure duration:
56 d

Test conditions

Test temperature:
18 – 21.5°C
pH:
5.95-6.0 (start pH)
6.6-6.75 (56 days pH)

Results and discussion

Effect concentrationsopen allclose all
Duration:
56 d
Dose descriptor:
NOEC
Effect conc.:
30 mg/kg soil dw
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
not specified
Basis for effect:
reproduction
Duration:
56 d
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
65.8 mg/kg soil dw
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
not specified
Basis for effect:
reproduction
Duration:
56 d
Dose descriptor:
LOEC
Effect conc.:
54 mg/kg soil dw
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
not specified
Basis for effect:
reproduction

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
NOEC 30 mg/kg soil dry weight (10.2 mg/kg soil dry weight; normalised for OC in standard soil)
EC50 65.8 mg/kg soil dry weight
LOEC 54 mg/kg soil dry weight