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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GPL guideline study without restrictions

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2008

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 202 (Daphnia sp. Acute Immobilisation Test)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
yes

Test solutions

Vehicle:
no

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Daphnia magna
Details on test organisms:
TEST ORGANISM
- Common name: water flea
- Source: The clone of Daphnia magna STRAUS 1820
used was supplied by the Institut National de Recherche Chimique Appliquée, France, in 1978. From this date on this clone was cultured and bred continuously in the Laboratory of Ecotoxicology of the Experimental Toxicology and Ecology of BASF SE in Ludwigshafen.
- Age at study initiation (mean and range, SD): < 24 hours (at least 3rd brood progeny)

Study design

Test type:
static
Water media type:
freshwater
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
48 h

Test conditions

Details on test conditions:
TEST SYSTEM
- Test vessel: Glass beakers (nominal volume 100 mL)
- Material, size, headspace, fill volume: 50 mL
- Aeration: none
- No. of organisms per vessel: 5
- No. of vessels per concentration (replicates): 4
- No. of vessels per control (replicates): 4

OTHER TEST CONDITIONS
- Adjustment of pH: no
- Photoperiod: 16:8 light:dark
- Light intensity:
Reference substance (positive control):
yes
Remarks:
potassium dichromate

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
48 h
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
3.7 mg/L
Nominal / measured:
meas. (arithm. mean)
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mobility

Any other information on results incl. tables

Since the measured concentrations deviated markedly from the

nominal concentrations, the effect concentration, which is based

on the mean measured concentrations were reported.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
yes