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Toxicity to birds

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to birds: acute oral toxicity test
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Secondary source. Only tablular results available.

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) Hydroxyethyl octyl sulfide
Author:
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Year:
1995
Bibliographic source:
EPA 738-R-96-001
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1991

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Methods accepted by the US EPA
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Ethanol, 2-(octylthio)-
IUPAC Name:
Ethanol, 2-(octylthio)-
Constituent 2
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-(octylthio)ethanol
EC Number:
222-598-4
EC Name:
2-(octylthio)ethanol
Cas Number:
3547-33-9
Molecular formula:
C10H22OS
IUPAC Name:
2-(octylsulfanyl)ethan-1-ol
Constituent 3
Reference substance name:
Hydroxyethyl octyl sulfide
IUPAC Name:
Hydroxyethyl octyl sulfide
Dose method:
not specified

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: Northern Bobwhite Quail

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Dose descriptor:
LD50
Effect level:
> 2 250 mg/kg bw

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Based on these results, US EPA concluded that hydroxyethyl octyl sulfide is practically nontoxic to the test species.