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Toxicity to terrestrial arthropods

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to terrestrial arthropods: short-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Original reference not available

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
No information
Author:
Levinson
Year:
1955
Bibliographic source:
Riv. parassitol. 16, 253-256

Materials and methods

GLP compliance:
not specified
Application method:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
1,3-dichlorobenzene
EC Number:
208-792-1
EC Name:
1,3-dichlorobenzene
Cas Number:
541-73-1
Molecular formula:
C6H4Cl2
IUPAC Name:
1,3-dichlorobenzene
Test material form:
other: liquid

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: other not soil dwelling arthropod: Musca vicina
Details on test organisms:
Musca vicina, larvae of the blowfly

Study design

Study type:
laboratory study
Total exposure duration:
10 h

Test conditions

Nominal and measured concentrations:
1,3-dichlorobenzene saturated atmosphere

Results and discussion

Effect concentrationsopen allclose all
Duration:
3 h
Dose descriptor:
other: slip
Effect conc.:
15 other: %
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
other: hatch rate
Duration:
6 h
Dose descriptor:
other: slip
Effect conc.:
0 other: %
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
other: hatch rate
Duration:
10 h
Dose descriptor:
other: slip
Effect conc.:
0 other: %
Conc. based on:
test mat.
Basis for effect:
other: hatch rate

Any other information on results incl. tables

Result:

Larvae of the blowfly (Musca vicina) were exposed to 1,3-dichlorobenzene saturated atmosphere 3, 6 and 10 hours.

While at 3 hours of exposure after 8 days slipped further 15 +/- 5% of the flies, after 6 and 10 h exposure, the hatching rate was 0 (control 94 +/- 2%).

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified