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Toxicity to aquatic plants other than algae

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Description of key information

Naphthalene was essentially nontoxic to Duckweed Lemna gibba L. G-3  in concentrations ranging from 0 to 16 mg/litre.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC10 or NOEC for freshwater plants:
16 mg/L

Additional information

The only available information from a single study on toxicity of naphthalene to aquatic plants, other than algae, is that naphthalene was essentially nontoxic to Duckweed Lemna gibba L. G-3 in concentrations ranging from 0 to 16 mg/litre.