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Record number 301044
Title Problems induced by the use of acetone as a solvent to dose chlorpyrifos in a microecosystem
Author(s) Kersting, K.
Source Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 14 (1995)6. - ISSN 0730-7268 - p. 1061 - 1063.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.5620140617
Department(s) Institute for Forestry and Nature Research
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 1995
Abstract Recycling aquatic microecosystems consisting of three subsystems with a total volume of 7.5 L were used to study the effects of the insecticide chlorpyrifos. The poorly soluble chlorpyrifos was dosed dissolved in 0.5 ml of acetone. Acetone was found to be responsible for some of the observed effects. It caused a decrease of the pH by approximately two units. The decrease started 2 weeks after the introduction, and recovery to the pretreatment level took several months.
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