Technical Bulletin No. 0965: The Potential Influence of Effluent-Related Dissolved Solids on Chronic Whole Effluent Toxicity Test Results with Ceriodaphnia dubia and Selenastrum ca

A literature review was conducted of the effects of individual ion and ion blends on Ceriodaphnia dubia and Selenastrum capricornutum, two of the Environmental Protection Agency’s whole effluent toxicity (WET) chronic test methods. Ion toxicity is not included specifically as an identifiable property in current EPA Toxicity Identification Evaluation/Toxicity Reduction Evaluation (TIE/TRE) procedures and the literature provides little information with respect to potential chronic effect. Acute C.