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OHIO EPA SURFACE WATER QUALITY CRITERION FACT SHEET

Chemical Name: Fluorene Developed by: Chris J. Skalski

CAS # 86-73-7 Data Retrieval Date: 4-17-01

Internal Code # 79 Fact Sheet Preparation Date: 3-01-06

Reference:

Finger, S.E., E.F. Little, M.G. Henry, J.F. Fairchild and T.P. Boyle. 1985. Comparison of Laboratory and

Field Assessment of Fluorene - Part I: Effects of Fluorene on the Survival, Growth, Reproduction, and

Behavior of Aquatic Organisms in Laboratory Tests. In: T.P. Boyle (Ed.), Validation and Predictability of

Laboratory Methods for Assessing the Fate and Effects of Contaminants in Aquatic Ecosystems, ASTM STP

865, Philadelphia, PA:120 p.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

LC50 for freshwater fish:
0.82 mg/L

Additional information

LC50 96h on Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) = 0.820 mg/l