Mérieux NutriSciences offers a comprehensive range of testing services to assess the environmental risk of agrochemicals and biocidal products, as well as the expertise to help you with global regulations.

Ecotoxicological tests:

 - Aquatic toxicity:

  • Daphnia sp. Acute Immobilisation Test  (OECD 202)
  • Freshwater Alga and Cyanobacteria, Growth Inhibition Test (OECD 201)
  • Fish acute toxicity test (OECD 203)
  • Activated sludge, respiration inhibition test (OECD 209)
  • Daphnia magna reproduction test (OECD 211)
  • Fish, juvenile growth test (OECD 215)
  • Bioaccumulation in fish (OECD 305)

 - Effects on terrestrial organisms:

  • Earthworm, acute toxicity test (OECD 207)
  • Earthworm reproduction test (OECD 222)
  • Soil micro-organisms - nitrogen transformation test (OECD 216)
  • Soil micro-organisms - carbon transformation test (OECD 217)
  • Terrestrial plant test (OECD 208)
  • Honeybees, acute oral toxicity test (OECD 213)
  • Honeybees, acute contact toxicity test (OECD 214)
  • Avian acute oral toxicity test (OECD 223)
  • Avian dietary toxicity test (OECD 205)

Environmental fate and behavior tests:

  • Estimation of the adsorption coefficient (Koc) on soil and on sewage sludge using HPLC (OECD 121)
  • Adsorption/desorption using a batch equilibrium method(OECD 106)
  • Ready biodegradability (OECD 301)
  • Inherent Biodegradability test (OECD 302)
  • Inherent biodegradability in soil (aerobic) (OECD 304)
  • Aerobic and anaerobic transformation in soil (OECD 307)
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Transformation in Aquatic Sediment Systems  (OECD 308)
  • Leaching in soil columns (OECD 312)