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Toxicity to birds

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
short-term toxicity to birds: dietary toxicity test
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
3 (not reliable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: As described in the OECD-HPV manual on data quality, IBT studies are considered to be unreliable unless otherwise indicated.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1972
Report Date:
1972

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: Industrial Biotest Laboratory Inc. Method
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Analytical monitoring:
no
Vehicle:
yes
Details on preparation and analysis of diet:
vehicle: acetone

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: white Leghorn
Details on test organisms:
- female

Study design

Limit test:
no
Total exposure duration (if not bolus):
30 d
Post exposure observation period:
none
No. of animals per sex per dose and/or stage:
5 females per dose
Control animals:
no
Nominal and measured doses / concentrations:
Doses were 100 and 500 ppm (nominal in the diet of the organims)

Examinations

Details on examinations and observations:
The different experimental endpoints under evaluation were: mortality, body weight, egg production, clinical signs, gross pathology examination

Results and discussion

Effect levels
Dose descriptor:
NOEL
Effect level:
500 mg/kg diet
Remarks on result:
other: female organims
Mortality and sub-lethal effects:
No effects were seen at any of the evaluated experimental endpoints.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

No effects were observed up to the highest dose level (500 ppm).