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Biotransformation and kinetics

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Endpoint:
biotransformation and kinetics
Adequacy of study:
disregarded due to major methodological deficiencies

Data source

Reference
Title:
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Author:
Gossett R.W. et al. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 14, 387-392, 1983.

Materials and methods

Type of medium:
animal

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Benzene
EC Number:
200-753-7
EC Name:
Benzene
Cas Number:
71-43-2
Molecular formula:
C6H6
IUPAC Name:
benzene

Results and discussion

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Benzene was detected at a level of 220 µg/l of effluent and 1 µg/kg dry sediment.  In the biological samples, benzene was present at concentrations of 1, 52, 16, 15 (liver samples), 1 (muscle sample) and 8 (whole invertebrate) µg/kg wet weight respectively.

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