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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Comparable to guideline study, Basic data given

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Toxicity, Biodegradability, and Accumulation of a Number of Cl/N-Containing Compounds for Classification and Establishing Water Quality Criteria.
Author:
Canton JH, Slooff W, Kool HJ, Struys J, Pouw TJM, Wegman RCC, Piet GJ
Year:
1985
Bibliographic source:
Regulatory Toxicology Pharmacology 5, pp. 123 - 131.
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
1,2-Dichlornitrobenzole (1,2-Dichlor-3-nitrobenzol, 1,2-Dichlor-4-nitrobenzol)
Author:
BUA (Beratergremium umweltrelevanter Altstoffe) (BUA)
Year:
1990
Bibliographic source:
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (Hrsg Behret) Bd 52, VCH (Verlag Chemie), Weinheim
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Toxicity and accumulation studies of cadmium (Cd2+) with freshwater organisms of different trophic levels.
Author:
Canton JH and Slooff W
Year:
1982
Bibliographic source:
Ecotoxicol. Environ. Safety 6, 113-128

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 202 (Daphnia sp. Acute Immobilisation Test)
Version / remarks:
=> proposal to short-term toxicity tests performed on crustaceans (Daphnia magna) (1979)
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): 2,3-Dichloronitrobenzene
- Analytical purity: 99%
- Supplier: Aldrich CG

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
yes

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Daphnia magna

Study design

Test type:
static
Water media type:
freshwater
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
48 h

Test conditions

Details on test conditions:
- due to the volatile character of 2,3-Dichloronitrobenzene (see "details in analytical methods") the substance was tested in closed system
Reference substance (positive control):
no

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
48 h
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
1.6 mg/L
Nominal / measured:
meas. (not specified)
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mobility

Any other information on results incl. tables

All test results were corrected for the actual concentration during the test.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

Canton et al. (1985) carried out short-term toxicity tests on crustaceans (D. magna) in analogy with the OECD 202 proposal (1979). The authors provided an EC 50 (immobilisation) value of 1.6 mg/l respectively after a 2 days exposure period.