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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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Studies were available for several of the streams in this Category  The reported 72 hr ErL50 range was 2.3-8.95 mg/l.  The reported  96h ErC50 ranged between 1.6 - 12.2 mg/l.   

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Data was available for the streams 64742 -90 -1, 68513 -69 -9, 85117 -10 -8, 69013 -21 -4, 68513 -69 -9 from Brixham Environmental Laboratory (2004), Exxon (2003) BASF (2007) and ExxonMobil (2003, 2004). The ErC50 values reported ranged from 1.6 - 12.2 mg/l and the ErL50 range was 1.5 -2.3 mg/l. These studies are considered reliable for assessment and so data will be read across to other members of the category.

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