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Ecotoxicological information

Toxicity to other above-ground organisms

Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to other above-ground organisms
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
3 (not reliable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Summary report; no information on test substance purity; no data on controls.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Evaluation of Some Nonhalogenated Compounds as Fumigants Against Larvae of a Caribbean Fruit Fly.
Author:
Carroll JF et al.
Year:
1982
Bibliographic source:
J. Econ. Entomol. 75: 137-140

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method: other: as described by Carroll et al., J. Econ. Entomol. 73, 321-323 (1980)
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methyl acrylate
EC Number:
202-500-6
EC Name:
Methyl acrylate
Cas Number:
96-33-3
Molecular formula:
C4H6O2
IUPAC Name:
methyl acrylate
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): methyl-2-propenoate

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: fruit fly

Study design

Total exposure duration:
24 h

Test conditions

Details on test conditions:
Glass jars (0.95 l) were used as exposure vessels. Four replicates and a control were established.

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
24 h
Dose descriptor:
other: LC 85.5
Effect conc.:
10.7 other: mg/L
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mortality

Applicant's summary and conclusion