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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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Description of key information

The EC50 of algae after 72hours of exposure to the substance Carbohydrates and Sugars, hexitols, anhydro, is 231 mg/l based on growth rate. The NOEC is 50 mg/L.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50 for freshwater algae:
231 mg/L
EC10 or NOEC for freshwater algae:
50 mg/L

Additional information

The substance Carbohydrates and Sugars, hexitols, anhydro, was tested for its toxicity to the algae Pseudokirchnerella subcapitata according to the OECD Guideline 201 and in compliance with GLP.

All the validity criteria are met and the study is considered as valid.

The EC50 for algae after 72hours of exposure to the substance Carbohydrates and Sugars, hexitols, anhydro is 231 mg/L based on growth rate. The NOEC is equal to 50 mg/L.