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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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Description of key information

The toxicity of Initiator 94 on the alga Desmodesmus subspicatus was tested according to OECD Guideline 201 and EU-Method C.3. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50 for freshwater algae:
16.4 mg/L
EC10 or NOEC for freshwater algae:
6.8 mg/L

Additional information

As the test item is poorly water soluble, water-accomodated fractions (WAF) were prepared. Analytical measurements revealed that the test item concentrations were stable over the test period.