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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Description of key information

The 48 h acute EC50 of sodium formate to Daphnia magna was >1000 mg/L.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Fresh water invertebrates

Fresh water invertebrates
Effect concentration:
1 000 mg/L

Additional information

In a 48-h GLP study according to US EPA (1975) guideline EPA-660/3 -75 -009 with Daphnia magna the EC50 was determined to be > 1000 mg/L (Hoechst Celanese, 1990).