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Short-term toxicity to fish

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The Lethal Concentration (LC50) value of 2-(2-chloroethoxy)ethanol in fish Poecilia reticulata in a 96 hrs study was estimated to be 2876.71 mg/L.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Fresh water fish

Fresh water fish
Effect concentration:
119.3 mg/L

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The Lethal Concentration (LC50) value of 2-(2-chloroethoxy)ethanol in fish Poecilia reticulata in a 96 hrs study was estimated to be 2876.71 mg/L. Thus,considering the CLP Criteria for aquatic classification of the substance , it is concluded that 2-(2-chloroethoxy)ethanol does not exhibit short term toxicity to fish [Poecilia reticulata]