Testing Capabilities

1-10 T (Annex VII)
Physical-Chemical Data OECD TG Test Description
  Density 109   Density of Liquids and Solids
  Melting point 102   Melting Point/Melting Range
  Boiling point 103   Boiling Point
  Water solubility 105   Water Solubility
  Vapour Pressure 104   Vapour Pressure
  Flash point     OJEC A9, A10
  Flammability/Self ignition temperature     OJEC A15, A16
  Explosivity     Ball Fall Hammer (Impact) and Koenen (Burn), Friction Sensitivity Test
  Impact on surface tension 115   Surface Tension of Aqueous Solutions
  Oxidizing properties     OPPTS 830.6314 or OJEC A17
  Granulometry (regarding solids) 110   Particle Size Distribution/Fibre Length and Diameter Distributions
Ecotoxicology OECD TG Test Description
  Acute toxicity to daphnids 202   Daphnia sp. Acute Immobilisation Test
  Toxicity to algae 201   Alga, Growth Inhibition Test
  Ready biodegradability 301A   DOC Die-Away Test
301B   C02 Evolution Test
301D   Closed Bottle Test
301E   Modified OECD Screening Test
301F   Manometric Respirometry Test
10-100 T (Annex VIII)
Physical-Chemical Data OECD TG Test Description
  Abiotic degradability (Hydrolysis) 111   Hydrolysis as a Function of pH (5 Day)
  Adsorption/Desorption Screening 121   Adsorption/Desorption Using a Batch Equilibrium Method
Ecotoxicological data OECD TG Test Description
  Short-term toxicity to fish 203   Fish, Acute Toxicity Test
  Activated sludge inhibition test 209   Activated Sludge, Respiration Inhibition Test
100-1000 T (Annex IX)
Physical-Chemical Data OECD TG Test Description
  Stability in organic solvents and identity
of relevant degradation products
     
  Dissociation constant 112   Dissociation Constants In Water
  Viscosity 114   Viscosity of Liquids
Ecotoxicological data OECD TG Test Description
  Daphnia reproduction test (21-day) 211   Daphnia magna Reproduction Test
  Long-term toxicity for fish 215   Fish, Juvenile Growth Test
  Simulation of biotic degradation in surface water 309   Aerobic Mineralisation in Surface Water – Simulation Biodegradation
Test
  Simulation of biotic degradation in soil 307   Aerobic and Anaerobic Transformation in Soil
  Simulation of deposits in the sediment 308   Aerobic and Anaerobic Transformation In Aquatic Sediment Systems
  Identification of degradation products      
  Bioaccumulation in fish 305   Bioconcentration: Flow-Through Fish Test
  Further studies on adsorption/desorption      
  Short-term testing for terrestrial
invertebratestes
207   Earthworm, Acute Toxicity Tests
ISO 11267:1999   Toxicity to Collembola (Folsomia candida}
  Effects on soil microorganisms 216   Soil Microorganisms, Nitrogen Transformation Test
217   Soil Microorganisms, Carbon Transformation Test
  Short-term toxicity to plants 208   Terrestrial plants, Growth Test
>1000 T (Annex X)
Ecotoxicological data OECD TG Test Description
  Further testing of biotic degradation Tests to be
determined
   
  Further information about fate and behaviour
of the substance and/or its degradation
products in the environment
302   Inherent Biodegradation Tests and other studies
  Long-term toxicity for terrestrial invertebrates 222   Earthworm Reproduction Test (Eisenia fetida/Eisenia andrei)
  Long-term toxicity for sediment organisms 218   Sediment-Water Chironomid Toxicity Using Spiked Sediment
219   Sediment-Water Chironomid Toxicity Using Spiked Water

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