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Ecotoxicological information

Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Environmental fate and effects of ethylene oxide
Author:
CONWAY, R.A., WAGGY, G.T., SPIEGEL, M.H., & BERGLUND, R.L.
Year:
1983
Bibliographic source:
Environ. Sci. Technol., 17: 107-112

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
EU Method C.2 (Acute Toxicity for Daphnia)
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Daphnia magna
Details on test organisms:
Crustacea

Study design

Test type:
static
Water media type:
freshwater
Total exposure duration:
48 h

Test conditions

Test temperature:
17
pH:
7.0
Dissolved oxygen:
minium

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
48 h
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
212 mg/L
Conc. based on:
test mat.

Applicant's summary and conclusion