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Ecotoxicological information

Toxicity to other above-ground organisms

Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to other above-ground organisms
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: non-standard species; non-standard method, very limited documentation, insufficient detail, Relevance to safety evaluation not clear.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Some factors affecting the toxicity of poisons to the slug Dericeras reticulatum (Müller) (Pulmonata: Limacidae)
Author:
Briggs, G.G.; Henderson, I.F.
Year:
1987
Bibliographic source:
Crop Protection 6: 341-346 (1987)

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Animals were exposed dermally or by gavage and mortality was determined
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Test substrate

Vehicle:
yes
Details on preparation and application of test substrate:
Vehicle: 1,3-dioxolane

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: snail, terrestrial
Details on test organisms:
Deroceras reticulatum (Müller)

Study design

Study type:
laboratory study
Limit test:
no
Remarks:
single oral gavage
Post exposure observation period:
4 days

Test conditions

Test temperature:
10 C
Humidity:
no data
Photoperiod and lighting:
12 h
Nominal and measured concentrations:
200 µg/animal
Reference substance (positive control):
no

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
4 d
Dose descriptor:
other: Mortality = 1 of 5 snails
Effect conc.:
ca. 200 other: µg/animal
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Basis for effect:
mortality

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
Oral injection of 200 µg in dioxolan killed 1 of 5 snails within 4 days.
The documentation of the test is insufficient to jedge the relevance of this model.