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Long-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
long-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
documentation insufficient for assessment

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Sodium Nitrate. International Uniform Chemical Information Database
Author:
European Commission
Year:
2000
Bibliographic source:
CD-ROM Edition

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no information available.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Sodium nitrate
EC Number:
231-554-3
EC Name:
Sodium nitrate
Cas Number:
7631-99-4
Molecular formula:
HNO3.Na
IUPAC Name:
sodium nitrate
Test material form:
solid: crystalline
Details on test material:
- Physical appearance: not indicated
- Purity: not indicated
- Batch No.: not indicated
- Supplier: not indicated

Results and discussion

Effect concentrationsopen allclose all
Duration:
5 wk
Dose descriptor:
other: growth rate
Effect conc.:
>= 1 214 mg/L
Basis for effect:
growth
Remarks on result:
other: Species: Penaeus monodon
Duration:
3 wk
Dose descriptor:
EC50
Effect conc.:
971 mg/L
Remarks on result:
other: Species: Macrobracherim rosenbergii
Duration:
3 wk
Dose descriptor:
other: growth
Effect conc.:
1 063 mg/L
Basis for effect:
growth
Remarks on result:
other: Species: Macrobracherim rosenbergii

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Growth and survival LC50values were 175 and 160 mg NO3-N/L, respectively (=1063 and 971 mg sodium nitrate/L).