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in a study conducted similar to OECD Guideline 212 under flow through conditions, the NOEC values, based on mortality and sublethal effects (growth), were determined to be 5.86 mg a.i./L and 2.1 mg a.i./L, respectively

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Fresh water fish

Fresh water fish
Effect concentration:
2.1 mg/L

Additional information

The 7– day chronic toxicity of benzophenone to early life stage of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) was investigated in a study conducted similar to OECD Guideline 212 (Fish, Short-term Toxicity Test on Embryo and Sac-Fry Stages) under flow through conditions. NOEC (7 d) values, based on mortality and sublethal effects (growth), were 5.86 mg a.i./L and 2.1 mg a.i./L, respectively.