This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2015. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 10872:2010 specifies a method for determining the toxicity of environmental samples on growth, fertility and reproduction of Caenorhabditis elegans. The method applies to contaminated whole fresh-water sediment (maximum salinity, 5 ‰), 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 : 2010-06
Edition : 1Number of pages : 17
Technical Committee:Biological methods
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