EPA 600/4-90/027F Methods For Measuring the Acute Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater and Marine Organisms  


This manual represents the fourth edition of the Agency's general purpose effluent acute toxicity test manual initially published by EMSL-Cincinnati in January, 1978. This edition reflects changes recommended by the Toxicity Assessment Subcommittee of the EMSL-Cincinnati Biological Advisory Committee, USEPA headquarters program offices and regional staff, other Federal agencies, state and interstate water pollution control programs, environmental protection groups, trade associations, major industries, consulting firms, academic institutions engaged in aquatic toxicology research, and other interested parties in the private sector.