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WET Test Methods

Our staff members are rigorously trained to perform aquatic toxicity tests according to laboratory Standard Operating Procedures, which were developed in adherence to NELAC/P standards and EPA methodology. Tests are conducted within the overall context of a circumspect QA/QC program.

Primary Test Methods

EPA-821-R-02-012 Methods for Measuring Acute Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater and Marine Organisms (5th Edition); October 2002

  • Ceriodaphnia dubia, Method #2002.0
  • Daphnia magna, Method #2002.0
  • Fathead Minnow ( Pimephales promelas ) and Cyprinella leedsi, Method #2000.0
  • Mysidopsis bahia, Method #2007.0
  • Menidia beryllina, Method #2006.0

EPA-821-R-02-013 Short-term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Water to Freshwater Organisms (4th Edition); October 2002

  • Fathead Minnow, Pimephales promelas , Larval Survival and Growth Test, Method #1000.0
  • Daphnid, Ceriodaphnia dubia , Survival and Reproduction Test, Method #1002.0

EPA-821-R-02-014 Short-term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Water to Marine and Estuarine Organisms (3rd Edition); October 2002

  • Inland Silverside, Menidia beryllina , Larval Survival and Growth Test, Method #1006.0
  • Mysid, Mysidopsis bahia , Survival, Growth, and Fecundity Test, Method #1007.0

 

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