OECD 201, OPPTS/OCSPP 850.45

Freshwater Alga and Cyanobacteria: Growth Inhibition Test


Within both freshwater and marine ecosystems, algae provides the nutritional basis that will flow through the aquatic food chain. It is therefore vital to evaluate potential toxic effects on algae growth when assessing plant protection products, biocides, industrial chemicals, and medicinal products intended for human and veterinary use that might enter aquatic environments.

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Aquatic Plants, Acute, Chronic, Freshwater.


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