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Short-term toxicity to fish

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to fish
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Structure-Toxicity Relationship for the Fathead Minnow, Pimephales promelas: Narcotic Industrial Chemicals
Author:
G.D. Veith, D.J. Call, L.T. Brooke
Year:
1983
Bibliographic source:
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 40, 1983, 743-748

Materials and methods

GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Type:
Constituent

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
yes

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Pimephales promelas

Study design

Water media type:
freshwater
Total exposure duration:
96 h

Test conditions

Hardness:
45.5 - 42.2 mg/L CaCO3
Test temperature:
24 °C - 26 °C
pH:
7.5
Dissolved oxygen:
greater than 60% of saturation.

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
96 h
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
2.91 mg/L
Conc. based on:
test mat.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
From this study, LC50 for 3,4-dichlorotoluene was determined to be 2.91 mg/L (after 96 h).