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Aquatic Toxicity Testing 

Tests Available

ACT offers aquatic toxicity bioassay testing following EPA protocol. Both fresh water and salt water species testing is available.

Toxicity Testing Services

  • Acute and chronic tests for NPDES discharge permits
  • Toxicity Identification Evaluations (TIE's)
  • Toxicity Reduction Evaluations (TRE's)
  • Chemical Product Testing
  • LC50, IC25, and NOEL Determinations
  • Consulting on Toxicity Issues
  • New Permit Review
 

Tests For Discharges into Fresh Water:

Acute Static or Static-Renewal, EPA-821-R-02-012

        24-Hour or 48-Hour Definitive Test (Ceriodaphnia dubia)            

        24-Hour or 48-Hour Definitive Test (Daphnia pulex)                     

        24-Hour, 48-Hour or 96-Hour Definitive Test (Pimephales promelas)            

        96-Hour Definitive Test (Pimephales promelas)                                                                                              

Seven-day, Chronic, Static-Renewal Survival and Reproduction Test

        EPA Method 1002.0, EPA-821-R-02-013 (Ceriodaphnia dubia)

 

Seven-day, Chronic, Static-Renewal Larval Survival and Growth Tests

        EPA Method 1000.0,EPA-821-R-02-013 (Pimephales promelas)                                                                                                         

  Tests For Discharges into Saline Water:

Acute Static or Static-Renewal EPA-821-R-02-012                               

        24-Hour, 48-Hour or 96-Hour Definitive Test (Cyprinodon variegatus)         

          24-Hour, 48-Hour or 96-Hour Definitive Test (Menidia beryllina)

        24-Hour, 48-Hour or 96-Hour Definitive Test (Mysidopsis bahia)  

Seven-day, Chronic, Static-Renewal Larval Survival, Growth and Fecundity Tests

        EPA Method 1007.0, EPA-821-R-02-014 (Mysidopsis bahia)

     

Seven-day, Chronic, Static-Renewal Survival and Growth Tests

        EPA Method 1004.0, EPA-821-R-02-014 (Cyprinodon variegatus)

        EPA Method 1006.0, EPA-821-R-02-014 (Menidia beryllina)

    

National Contingency Plan Tests

        Revised Standard Dispersants Toxicity Test, FR/Vol. 59, N0.178/47461-47464

        Swirling Flask Dispersants Effective Test, FR/Vol. 59, No. 178/47458-47461 (Sub-Contracted)

 

   

Other Services

Data Management:

       DMR preparation per report (discharging site)                  

         DMR compliance auditing per day                                                   

        DMR/DM Consulting time per hour

 

 

 

 
 
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