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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Tert.-Butylperoxy-2-ethylhexanoat was assessed in a short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates study according to EU-method C.2 and OECD guideline 202 (1984). Daphnia were exposed in a static test to a concentration range of 5.468 to 30.786 mg/L. The 48 h EC50 was determined as 7.5 mg/L.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50/LC50 for freshwater invertebrates:
7.5 mg/L

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Tert.-Butylperoxy-2-ethylhexanoat was assessed in a short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates study according to EU-method C.2 and OECD guideline (1984). Daphnia were exposed in a static test to a concentration range of 5.468 to 30.786 mg/L. The 48 h EC50 was determined as 7.5 mg/L.