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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:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
disregarded due to major methodological deficiencies
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Non-GLP, no guideline study, limited information available, no relevant endpoint

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Relative toxicity of chemicals to the earthworm Eisenia foetida
Author:
Roberts BL, Dorough HW
Year:
1984
Bibliographic source:
Environ Toxicol Chem 3, 67-78

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
filter-paper contact toxicity test
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Dichloromethane
EC Number:
200-838-9
EC Name:
Dichloromethane
Cas Number:
75-09-2
Molecular formula:
CH2Cl2
IUPAC Name:
dichloromethane

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Eisenia fetida
Animal group:
annelids

Study design

Substrate type:
filter paper
Total exposure duration:
48 h

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
48 h
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
0.304 mg/cm²

Applicant's summary and conclusion