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Short-term toxicity to fish

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to fish
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: see 'Remark'
Remarks:
These data were compiled as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ECOTOX database. In order to be included in this database, the study must report valid species, chemical information, chemical concentration, application rate associated with an observed effect, and the exposure duration.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: database of published studies and/or unpublished guideline studies
Title:
ECOTOX Database
Author:
EPA
Year:
2000
Bibliographic source:
Reference #344 Office of Pesticides Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The data summary states that standard methods were used, but no experimental details are provided.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Bromine
- Analytical purity: 100%

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Test solutions

Vehicle:
no

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Oncorhynchus mykiss (previous name: Salmo gairdneri)

Study design

Test type:
static
Water media type:
freshwater
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
24 h
Post exposure observation period:
Not reported

Test conditions

Hardness:
Not reported
Test temperature:
Not reported
pH:
Not reported
Dissolved oxygen:
Not reported
Salinity:
Not reported
Nominal and measured concentrations:
The mean concentration was reported as 310 micrograms/L with a range of 280-250 micrograms/L.
Reference substance (positive control):
no

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
24 h
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
ca. 310 µg/L
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Conc. based on:
act. ingr.
Basis for effect:
mortality
Remarks on result:
other: 280-350 micrograms/L

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
A 24-hour LC50 in rainbow trout of 310 micrograms/L was reported.