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Ecotoxicological information

Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria
Type of information:
migrated information: read-across from supporting substance (structural analogue or surrogate)
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Recognised method, but lacking some experimental detail

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2001

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Standard method for complex substances with variable composition and poorly water soluble: Water Accommodated Fractions of gasoline samples were prepared. 72h acute algal toxicity test.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: Raphidocelis subcapitata (new name: Pseudokircheriella subcapitata)

Study design

Test type:
not specified
Water media type:
freshwater
Total exposure duration:
72 h

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
72 h
Dose descriptor:
other: IL50
Effect conc.:
> 10 mg/L
Basis for effect:
growth rate

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
As a worst-case, Renewable Diesel is predicted to be moderately toxicity to aquatic algae with an IL50 value in the range of >10mg-70 mg/l