Ecological Structure Activity Relationships Predictive Model

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Ecological Structure Activity Relationships Predictive Model
Abbreviated name ECOSAR
Owner/Developer US Environmental Protection Agency
Abbreviated owner US EPA
Country United States of America
Languages English
Description The Ecological Structure Activity Relationships (ECOSAR) Class Program is a computerized predictive system that estimates aquatic toxicity. The program estimates a chemical's acute (short-term) toxicity and chronic (long-term or delayed) toxicity to aquatic organisms, such as fish, aquatic invertebrates, and aquatic plants, by using computerized Structure Activity Relationships (SARs).
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Online tool / Search engine
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Scientists
Users access Open access, License
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Regulatory testing, Toxicological and safety evaluation
Technology/Tools Non-testing methods (in silico)