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The effect of phthalic acid towards Pseudomonas putida was investigated according to ISO 10712 having a 16 h-EC50 of 213 mg/l (Sepic, 2003).

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There is only one reliable test with phthalic acid on microorganisms available. The toxicity of phthalic acid to Pseusomonas putida was tested in a 16 hours test with pH adjustment to 7.4. Population growth impairment was used as endpoint. The test was performed according to the ISO 10712 method. An EC50 of 213 mg/l was observed (Sepic, 2003).