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Direct Blue 094 has been tested at three trophic levels of aquatic ecosystem including fish, daphnids and Lemna. The test substance was found to have a LC50 >1000 mg/L in the short-term toxicity studies with fish. It did not lead to toxicity when exposed to daphnids and Lemna and the EC50s were >100 mg/L in both studies. It was further found to have IC50 >1000 mg/L when tested for toxicity to microorganisms. Therefore, Direct Blue 094 was found to have low toxicity to aquatic ecosystem including fish, daphnids and Lemna.

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