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Toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods

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Endpoint:
toxicity to soil macroorganisms except arthropods: short-term
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study with acceptable restrictions
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 207 (Earthworm, Acute Toxicity Tests)
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: 87/302/EWG, S. 95
GLP compliance:
yes
Vehicle:
not specified
Test organisms (species):
Eisenia fetida
Animal group:
annelids
Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration:
14 d
Details on test conditions:
An artificial soil was used with the following
characteristics: Quartz sand, Kaolin clay; Sphagnum peat
(70:20:10). Calcium carbonate was added to give a pH of 5.7.
Duration:
14 d
Dose descriptor:
LC50
Effect conc.:
> 1 000 other: ppm
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
not specified
Basis for effect:
mortality
Duration:
14 d
Dose descriptor:
NOEC
Effect conc.:
171 other: ppm
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
not specified
Basis for effect:
mortality
Validity criteria fulfilled:
yes
Conclusions:
The LC50 to the soil macroorganisms was beyond 1000 ppm

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Short-term EC50 or LC50 for soil macroorganisms:
100 mg/kg soil dw

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