Hazard 6* P 3 B 0 T 3* Risk Cannot be excluded
The toxicity is not tested on blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) , thats why environmental risk can not be calculated. . When selecting the algal test for antibiotics the European Medicines Agency, EMA recommends test on blue-green algae (cyanobacteria).
Studies have shown that even low concentrations of antibiotics in the environment may trigger antibiotic resistance and therefore measures should be taken to ensure that as little as possible ends up in our environment.
Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm