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Description of key information

The IC50 value of 861 mg/L from the activated sludge respiration inhibition test was taken as the most relevant information for assessing effects on sewage treatment facilities.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50 or LC50 for microorganisms:
861 mg/L

Additional information

Various tests have been carried out to study the toxicity of 1,2 -dichloropropane to microorganisms, including: Nitrosomonas, Methanogens, Heterotrophs, Microtox, Polytox, and Activated Sludge Respiration Inhibition. The IC50 for microorganisms of 861 mg/L from the activated sludge respiration inhibition test was taken as the most relevant information for assessing effects on sewage treatment facilities.