This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2017. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 20665:2008 specifies a method for the determination of the chronic toxicity to Ceriodaphnia dubia (Cladocera, Crustacea), based on reproduction inhibition after (7 ± 1) d.
The method is applicable to: a) chemical substances which are soluble or which can be maintained as stable suspensions or dispersions under the conditions of the test; b) industrial or sewage effluents, if appropriate after decantation, filtration or centrifugation; c) fresh waters; d) aqueous extracts (leachates, eluates, and elutriates).
ISO 20665:2008 is not applicable to the testing of aquatic samples from the estuarine or marine environment.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2008-12
Edition : 1Number of pages : 21
Technical Committee:Biological methods
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