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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to terrestrial plants
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
disregarded due to major methodological deficiencies
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Documentation insufficient for assessment

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Herbicidal properties of certain pure petroleum hydrocarbons (preliminary report)
Author:
Havis JR
Year:
1948
Bibliographic source:
Proc. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 51, 545-546

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method: other
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Test substance: "pure" Tetrahydronaphthalene, no further data

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Test substrate

Vehicle:
not specified

Test organisms

Species:
other: Peas, lettuce, spinach, carrot, onion, timothy

Test conditions

Details on test conditions:
-  Application: with hand-operated atomizer to obtain good coverage of  leaves
- Cultivation: greenhouse conditions,  70 to 80 degree F = 21.1 - 26.7 degree C
- No. of replicates: 2
- Rating for evaluation:   1 = no injury / 9 = complete, rapid kill   A = acute / C = chronic
Reference substance (positive control):
not specified

Results and discussion

Details on results:
- Rating: 9 = complete, rapid kill   A = Acute; tolerated by no crop

Any other information on results incl. tables

- Rating: 9 = complete, rapid kill; A = Acute; tolerated by no crop

Applicant's summary and conclusion