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Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC10 or NOEC for microorganisms:
1 000 mg/L

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In a 3 -hour toxicity study, activated sludge was inocculated with Cashew Nutshell Extract, Decarboxylated, Distilled (Distilled Grade) at nominal concentrations of 0, 10, 32, 100, 320 and 1000 mg/l. No signs of toxicity were noted at any concentration. The study is classified as Klimisch Code 1 (reliable without restriction) as it was performed to an internationally recognised method (OECD 209) and was conducted to Good Laboratory Practice.