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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Description of key information

Short term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates experimental data was available for 1 stream within this Category. The 48 hour EC50 was 1.2 mg/L and the 48 hour EL50 was 1.2 mg/L.

Petrotox QSAR results on substances within the category for short term toxicity (EL50) for aquatic invertebrates had results ranging from 5.22 - 26.68 mg/L.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Fresh water invertebrates

Fresh water invertebrates
Effect concentration:
1.2 mg/L

Additional information

All studies were provided by ExxonMobil (2003)

CAS No 68513-69-9 and 68921-67-5: After Daphnia magna were exposed to WAFs prepared from Pyrolysis C10+ Fuel Oil for 48 hours, the EL50 was 1.2 mg/L and EC50 was 1.2 mg/L. This study was GLP compliant and followed a standard guideline. It is considered reliable and suitable for use as a key study.

Petrotox QSAR results on substances within the category for short term toxicity (EL50) for aquatic invertebrates had results ranging from 5.22 - 26.68 mg/L.