The Use of Laboratory Data to Predict the Distribution of Chlorpyrifos in a Fish Pond
In the commercial development of any new chemical, a great deal of laboratory data are generated. One use of these data is to make predictions of the impact that will result from the introduction of the compound into the environment during manufacture, use or disposal. This investigation demonstrates how such data can be used to make these predictions in a more quantitative manner than has been reported in the past. The credibility of the predictions is strengthened by matching the results with an actual field study.
KeywordsBiological Oxygen Demand Fish Pond Bioconcentration Factor Material Balance Equation Fish Toxicity
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