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Toxicity to aquatic algae and cyanobacteria

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Description of key information

Based on a GLP study.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

EC50 for freshwater algae:
8.65 mg/L
EC10 or NOEC for freshwater algae:
3.2 mg/L

Additional information

The 72 hour ErC50 for the alga species Selenastrum capricornutum exposed to sodium hydroxymethylglycinate in Suttocide A was determined to be 8.65 mg/L (95% CL= 7.90 - 9.47 mg/L). The NOEC corresponded with 3.20 mg/L.