Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
additional ecotoxicological information
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
study well documented, meets generally accepted scientific principles, acceptable for assessment
Remarks:
Scientifically acceptable publication

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Ecotoxicity of alternative de-icers
Author:
Joutti A, Schultz E, Pessala P, Nystén T, and Hellstén P
Year:
2003
Bibliographic source:
J Soils & Sediments 3(4), 269-272.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Reverse electron transport (RET) assay

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Potassium formate
EC Number:
209-677-9
EC Name:
Potassium formate
Cas Number:
590-29-4
Molecular formula:
CH2O2.K
IUPAC Name:
potassium formate
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Potassium formate
- Analytical purity: technical grade

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

EC50 = 1200 mg/l

Applicant's summary and conclusion