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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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Key study: Test method according to OECD Guideline 201. The 96h-EC50 values based on algae (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) growth and reproduction rate for sodium dimethyldithiocarbamate were determined to be 0.8 and 0.24 mg/l, respectively.

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EC50 for freshwater algae:
0.24 mg/L

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Key study: An Algal Growth Inhibition Test was performed with sodium dimethyldithiocarbamate in accordance with OECD Guideline 201. The test duration was 96 hours. The 96h-EC50 values based on algae (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) growth and reproduction rate were determined to be 0.8 and 0.24 mg/l, respectively.