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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study meets generally accepted scientific principles, acceptable for assessment

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Brine shrimp bioassay and seawater BOD of petrochemicals.
Author:
Price KS, Waggy GT and Conway RA
Year:
1974
Bibliographic source:
Journal Water Pollution Control Federation 46(1): 63-77.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Acute Toxicity Test: Tarzwell CM (1969). Standard Methods for Determination of Relative Toxicity of Oil Dispersants and Various Oils to Aquatic Organisms. Proc Joint Conf on Prevention and Control of Oil Spills, API and EPA, 15-17 Dec 1969.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Triethanolamine

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
no

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Artemia salina

Study design

Test type:
static
Water media type:
saltwater
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
24 h

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Key result
Duration:
24 h
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
5 600 mg/L
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mobility

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
A 24-hour EC50 using the saltwater invertebrate Artemia salina was 5,600 mg/l (nominal).
Executive summary:

A 24-hour EC50 using the saltwater invertebrate Artemia salina was 5,600 mg/l (nominal).