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Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Endpoint:
bioaccumulation in aquatic species, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Study period:
1985
Reliability:
3 (not reliable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The exposure periods were very short. It was not demonstrated that equilibrium was reached after that period.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Environmental Hazard Profile of Organic Chemicals. An Experimental Method for the Assessment of the Behaviour of Organic Chemicals in the Ecosphere by Means of Simple Laboratory Tests with 14C-Labelled Chemicals
Author:
Freitag, D.; Ballhorn, L., Geyer, H. Korte, F.
Year:
1985
Bibliographic source:
Chemosphere, 14, 1589 - 1616

Materials and methods

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Radiolabelling:
yes

Study design

Route of exposure:
aqueous
Test type:
not specified
Water / sediment media type:
natural water: freshwater

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

The following  bioaccumulation factors (BFn) were reported:
Activated sludge BFn = 1,100 (n = 5 days)

Algae            BFn =     40 (n = 1 day)

Fish             BFn =   10 (n = 3 days)

Applicant's summary and conclusion