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Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
bioaccumulation in aquatic species: fish
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Study period:
No data
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Secondary literature cited in SIDS dossier, experimental data not retained by Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
m-phenylenebis(methylamine)
Author:
OECD SIDS
Year:
2001
Bibliographic source:
http://www.inchem.org/documents/sids/sids/aminomethylb.pdf [accessed 22 June 2010]

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 305 (Bioconcentration: Flow-through Fish Test)
Deviations:
not specified
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
m-phenylenebis(methylamine)
EC Number:
216-032-5
EC Name:
m-phenylenebis(methylamine)
Cas Number:
1477-55-0
Molecular formula:
C8H12N2
IUPAC Name:
1,3-phenylenedimethanamine
Test material form:
liquid
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): m-xylylenediamine
- Physical state: Transparant, colourless liquid

- Melting point: 13 degrees Centigrade
- Density: 1.052
- Solubility in water: Above 300 ppm
- Solubility in methanol: Above 300 ppm
- Solubility in chloroform: Above 300 ppm
- Solubility in hexane: Above 300 ppm
Radiolabelling:
not specified

Sampling and analysis

Details on sampling:
No data

Test solutions

Vehicle:
not specified
Details on preparation of test solutions, spiked fish food or sediment:
No data

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
Cyprinus carpio
Details on test organisms:
No data

Study design

Route of exposure:
other: No data
Test type:
not specified
Water / sediment media type:
natural water: freshwater
Total exposure / uptake duration:
42 d

Test conditions

Hardness:
No data
Test temperature:
No data
pH:
No data
Dissolved oxygen:
No data
TOC:
No data
Salinity:
No data
Details on test conditions:
Flow rate of test water: 582 L/day
Nominal and measured concentrations:
Dose level 1: 2mg/L
Dose level 2: 0.2 mg/L
Reference substance (positive control):
not specified
Details on estimation of bioconcentration:
No data

Results and discussion

Bioaccumulation factoropen allclose all
Type:
BCF
Value:
< 0.3 dimensionless
Basis:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: Conc.in environment / dose:2mg/L
Type:
BCF
Value:
< 2.7 dimensionless
Basis:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: Conc.in environment / dose:0.2 mg/L
Details on kinetic parameters:
No data
Metabolites:
No data
Results with reference substance (positive control):
No data
Details on results:
No data
Reported statistics:
No data

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
The substance does not bioaccumulate