This document specifies a method for determining the toxicity of environmental samples on growth, fertility and reproduction of Caenorhabditis elegans. The method applies to contaminated whole freshwater sediment (maximum salinity 5 g/l), soil and waste, as well as to pore water, elutriates and aqueous extracts that were obtained from contaminated sediment, soil and waste.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2020-05
Edition: 2Number of pages: 23
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 147/SC 5 Biological methods
- ICS :
- 13.060.70 Examination of biological properties of water
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals:
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