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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to terrestrial plants, other
Type of information:
other: Risk Assessment
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Final Risk Assessment of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Author:
US EPA
Year:
1997
Bibliographic source:
https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-09/documents/fra002.pdf
Report date:
1997

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline required
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not applicable
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Cas Number:
68876-77-7
IUPAC Name:
Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Key result
Species:
other: Not applicable
Dose descriptor:
other: Not applicable
Effect conc.:
0 other: Not applicable
Nominal / measured:
not specified
Conc. based on:
other: Not applicable
Basis for effect:
other: Not applicable
Remarks on result:
other: Review. Quantitative result was not determined.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is ubiquitous in nature and naturally occuring in all environemental compartments and animals. Plants are continuously and naturally exposed to Saccharomyces cerevisiae. No toxicity of yeast and yeast extract is expected in all environmental compartments.
Executive summary:

Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is ubiquitous in nature and naturally occuring in all environemental compartments and animals. Plants are continuously and naturally exposed to Saccharomyces cerevisiae. No toxicity of yeast and yeast extract is expected in all environmental compartments.