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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to birds: acute oral toxicity test
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1983
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Citation of previous publications not checked because of poor relevance

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
The acute oral toxicity, repellency, and hazard potential of 998 chemicals to one or more species of wild and domestic birds
Author:
Schafer EW et al
Year:
1983
Bibliographic source:
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol, 12, 355-382)

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Wild-trapped redwing blackbirds were preconditioned to captivity for 2 to 6 weeks, and were dosed by gavage with solutions of the test chemical in propylene glycol.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: crystalline
Details on test material:
Purchased or solicited from a producer.
Dose method:
gavage
Analytical monitoring:
no
Vehicle:
yes

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: Agelaius phoeniceus

Study design

Limit test:
no
Remarks:
No precision in the publication checked, reference of method: Schafer EW (1972) Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 21, 315
No. of animals per sex per dose and/or stage:
No data in the publication

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect level:
100 mg/kg bw
Conc. / dose based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mortality

Any other information on results incl. tables

No indication on duration

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
LC50 in Agelaius phoeniceus = 100 mg/kg bw