Bio-concentration Factor database

ARCHE  experts have developed a database in collaboration with CEFIC LRI containing only the highest quality data on fish bioconcentration factors (BCF). These values were selected after carefully scrutinizing the data available in the open literature and/or compiled from already existing databases. The final product is a gold standard database of fish BCF values containing 1,130 data points for 549 different substances and 18 different fish species. During the process, objective guidelines for assigning quality criteria to BCF data were developed together with a manual describing the selection and reviewing process to guarantee a consistent update of the database. The developed fish bioconcentration database can be downloaded here: BCF Gold Standard Database. The database is also

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