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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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The 72-hour EC50 of the test item (C8 -18 cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine) was determined to be 5.38 mg test item/L (equivalent to 2.26 mg C8 -18 AAPHS /L) and the 72 -hour NOEC was determined to be

1.80 mg test item/L (equivalent to 0.76 mg C8 -18 AAPHS /L), and are considered appropriate for read-across purposes to C12 -14 AAPHS.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50 for marine water algae:
2.26 mg/L
EC10 or NOEC for marine water algae:
0.76 mg/L

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