Canadian Council of Ministers
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Glyphosate


CASRN: 1071836
Parameter 1: ORGANIC
Parameter 2: Pesticides
Parameter 3: Organophosphorus compounds

Water Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Further documentation on these guidelines can be found in the Canadian Environment Quality Guidelines.
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Freshwater

Short Term Concentration (μg/L)

27,000

value calculated from LC50 data using the SSD approach.


 

Long Term Concentration (μg/L)

800

value calculated from no and low-effect data using the SSD approach.

Date

2012

Note: Some glyphosate formulations, including Roundup, currently contain a surfactant that may be considerably more toxic than glyphosate itself. This should be taken into consideration in any spill of this substance directly to surface water and in the evaluation of monitoring data.

Marine

Short Term Concentration (μg/L)

NRG

NRG = no recommended guideline.

Long Term Concentration (μg/L)

NRG

NRG= no recommended guideline.

Date

2012

Note: Some glyphosate formulations, including Roundup, currently contain a surfactant that may be considerably more toxic than glyphosate itself. This should be taken into consideration in any spill of this substance directly to surface water and in the evaluation of monitoring data.

Water Quality for the Protection of Agriculture

Irrigation

Concentration (μg/L)

No data

Date

No data

Livestock

Concentration (μg/L)

280

No fact sheet created. For more information on this guideline, please refer to Canadian Water Quality Guidelines (CCREM 1987).

Date

1989

Sediment Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Freshwater

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Marine

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Soil Quality for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Agricultural

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Residential / parkland

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Commercial

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Industrial

No data

Date

No data

Tissue Residue Quality for the Protection of Widlife Consumer of Aquatic Biota

Concentration (µg/kg diet wet weight)

No data

Date

No data