The following draft test guideline is part of a series of test guidelines that have been developed by EPA for use in the testing of pesticides and toxic substances, and the development of test data for submission to the Agency for review. Although this draft guideline is not yet available in final form, you may consult it if you are developing a proposed study protocol. However, before you use a draft guideline to generate data that will be submitted to EPA, please check with the appropriate EPA office. The draft guideline below is closed for public comment.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- 850.1790 - Chironomid Sediment Toxicity Test (PDF)(16 pp, 57 K)