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Long-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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No effects up to the limit of water solubility for Daphnia magna (OECD 211)

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One study is available on the long-term toxicity of Sorbitan, (Z)-9-octadecenoate (2:3) (CAS No. 8007-43-0) to aquatic invertebrates.

The key study conducted with Sorbitan, (Z)-9-octadecenoate (2:3) (CAS No. 8007-43-0) was performed according to OECD guideline 211 and GLP (Parr, 2013). The test organism Daphnia magna was exposed to the test substance in a semi-static system for 21 days, at nominal concentrations of 10, 18, 32, 56 and 100 % v/v. Since no effects occurred, the concentration 100 % v/v was determined to be the nominal NOEC. The corresponding time-weighted mean measured NOEC is thus ≥ 0.11 mg/L.