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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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Due to explosive properties of the substance, the performance of this test is highly advised against.

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Additional information

PETN is a sensitive compound and is easily detonated by an appropriate mechanical shock or when it is exposed to heat. Submitting the substance to testing would pose an extreme risk to the laboratory personnel and facilities due to explosive nature of the substance.