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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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'Yellow disazo condensation pigments' are with high probability acutely not harmful to aquatic invertebrates. No toxic effects occur at the range of the substance solubility. EC50 (48h) > 100 mg/L (nominal) for Daphnia magna was determined (OECD 202, EU Method C.2)

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The acute toxicity on aquatic invertebrates of the test substance was investigated with the waterflea Daphnia magna as test species according to OECD guideline 202 (CETA, 2011; CETA, 2001). Based on the low water solubility of the test item, a saturated stock solution was prepared and filtered through 0.45 µm filter. The test was conducted as limit test with a nominal concentration of 100 mg/L. After 48 hours of exposure an EC50 above 100 mg/L was determined.