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Toxicity to terrestrial arthropods

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Endpoint:
toxicity to terrestrial arthropods: short-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Study period:
13 February - 27 February 1995
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP, guideline study, some limitations on reporting. Acceptable with restrictions

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1995
Report date:
1995

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: BBA Guideline VI, 23-2.1.8 (1991)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Application method:
spray

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
TEM 123 (CEL 350 20 H SL)
IUPAC Name:
TEM 123 (CEL 350 20 H SL)
Details on test material:
10 % acetic acid
Lot/batch #: 0395
Stable under test conditions

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Test substrate

Vehicle:
no

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Poecilus cupreus
Animal group:
Coleoptera (soil-dwelling carabid beetle)
Details on test organisms:
Age at test start: 4-5 weeks (adults)

Study design

Study type:
extended laboratory study
Limit test:
yes
Total exposure duration:
14 d
Post exposure observation period:
no

Test conditions

Test temperature:
19-22 °C
Humidity:
57 - 76%
Photoperiod and lighting:
16 hr light, 8hr dark
Approx. 1000 lux
Details on test conditions:
Plastic cages 18.3 x 13.6 x 6.4 cm
Filled with moistened quartz sand (250 g/cage)
Feeding (2 Delia antiqua pupae per beetle) at 0, 1, 2, 4, 7, 11 days into test.
Nominal and measured concentrations:
1000 L/ha
Reference substance (positive control):
yes
Remarks:
Afugan

Results and discussion

Effect concentrationsopen allclose all
Duration:
14 d
Dose descriptor:
NOEC
Effect conc.:
> 1 000 000 mL/ha
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
mortality
Duration:
14 d
Dose descriptor:
NOEC
Effect conc.:
> 1 000 000 mL/ha
Nominal / measured:
nominal
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
behaviour
Details on results:
Relative decrease in beneficial activity relative to control E = -20 %
Results with reference substance (positive control):
80& mortality for males, 93.3% mortality for females

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
yes
Remarks:
Control mortality < 10 %
Conclusions:
The test substance can be considered harmless to Poecilus cupreus up to 1000 L/ha.
Executive summary:

The test substance can be considered harmless to Poecilus cupreus up to 1000 L/ha.