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.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2010-06
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 17
  • :
    ISO/TC 147/SC 5
    Biological methods
  • 13.060.70
    Examination of biological properties of water

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