Toxicology Testing


Avalon’s aquatic toxicology lab routinely conducts bioassays on effluents from municipalities and resource-based industries as part of their compliance-monitoring programs. We offer the following bioassays:

  • 48-hour LT50 Daphnia magna
  • 48-hour LC50 Daphnia magna
  • 96-hour LT50 Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 96-hour LC50 Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • Microtox (EC50)

Our toxicology lab also conducts the following tests on sediment samples as part of our clients’ environmental effects monitoring programs:

  • Microtox (EC50)
  • Amphipod Mortality
  • Juvenille Polychaete Bioassay