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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to terrestrial plants: short-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Study period:
no data
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The method and the results are not described in details

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Comparative effects of heterocyclic compounds on inhibition of lettuce fruit germination
Author:
Reynolds T
Year:
1989
Bibliographic source:
Journal of experimental botany 40(212): 391-404

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Germination test performed for a period of 3 days.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Supplier: Aldrich Chemical or Sigma Chemicals or Fluka Chemicals.
No further data

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Test substrate

Vehicle:
not specified

Test organisms

Species:
Lactuca sativa
Plant group:
Dicotyledonae (dicots)
Details on test organisms:
cv Great Lakes

Study design

Test type:
other: seed germination
Study type:
laboratory study
Substrate type:
other: agar
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
3 d

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Species:
Lactuca sativa
Duration:
3 d
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
0.095 other: mol/m3
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
not specified
Basis for effect:
germination
Remarks:
inhibition
Remarks on result:
other: +/- 0.010
Details on results:
no details

Any other information on results incl. tables

This corresponds to 12.3 g/m3

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
The EC50 is 0.095 mol/m3
Executive summary:

A 3 -d germination test has been performed on Lactuca sativa exposed to quinoline.

The EC50 is 0.095 mol/m3 +/- 0.010.