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Toxicity to birds

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to birds
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Study period:
Not applicable
Reliability:
3 (not reliable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The publication provides little details about the methods used, especially on dosing for oral exposure.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
The Acute Oral Toxicity, Repellency, and Hazard Potential of 998 Chemicals to One of More Species of Wild and Domestic Birds
Author:
Schafer, et.al.
Year:
1983
Bibliographic source:
Arch. Environ,. Contam. Toxicol. 12:355-382

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
EPA OPP 71-1 (Avian Acute Oral Toxicity Test)
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-amino-2-methylpropanol
EC Number:
204-709-8
EC Name:
2-amino-2-methylpropanol
Cas Number:
124-68-5
Molecular formula:
C4H11NO
IUPAC Name:
2-amino-2-methylpropan-1-ol
Dose method:
gavage
Analytical monitoring:
no
Vehicle:
yes
Details on preparation and analysis of diet:
Dosed via gavage with solutions of the test chemical in propylene glycol.

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: Redwinged Blackbird
Details on test organisms:
Wild-trapped birds were preconditioned to captivity for 2-6 weeks.

Study design

Limit test:
no
Post exposure observation period:
No details given

Examinations

Details on examinations and observations:
There was no discussion of any in-life observations or pathological findings.

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

LD50 in birds was reported to be greater than 102 mg/kg bw. No other information was available

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not applicable
Conclusions:
LD50 in birds was reported to be greater than 102 mg/kg bw. No other information was available