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Short-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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On the basis of QSAR estimations for the components, "reaction mass of butane and butene" is harmful to aquatic invertebrates.

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Since under environmental conditions the reaction mass consists of different gases distributing preferentially into the air, conducting a standard test on acute toxicity to aquatic invertebrates is technically difficult. Therefore, the toxicity of the reaction mass was estimated by seperate QSAR calculations [ECOSAR v1.00 Classes] for the components. The EC50 values of the components calculated for Daphnia range between 14.22 mg/L (butane, CAS 106 -97 -8) and 22.1 mg/L (1,3-butadiene, CAS 106-99-0).