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Toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods: short-term
Type of information:
calculation (if not (Q)SAR)
Remarks:
Migrated phrase: estimated by calculation
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: acceptable calculation method

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: unpublished calculation
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2012

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The acute toxicity of dimethyl carbonate to earthworms was calculated using ECOSAR v1.00.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Dimethyl carbonate
EC Number:
210-478-4
EC Name:
Dimethyl carbonate
Cas Number:
616-38-6
Molecular formula:
C3H6O3
IUPAC Name:
dimethyl carbonate

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
no

Test substrate

Vehicle:
no

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Eisenia sp.
Animal group:
annelids

Study design

Study type:
other: calculation
Substrate type:
other: not applicable
Total exposure duration:
14 d

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
14 d
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
4 358.3 other: ppm

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not applicable
Conclusions:
The calculation of the acute toxicity of dimethyl carbonate to earthworms yielded a 14 d LC50=4358.3 ppm using ECOSAR v1.00.
Executive summary:

The calculation of the acute toxicity of dimethyl carbonate to earthworms yielded a 14 d LC50=4358.3 ppm using ECOSAR v1.00.