Avian Ecotoxicology


SynTech Research’s Avian Ecotoxicology Team provides complete avian study programs, from protocol design through implementation, including QA and submission of final reports.

Laboratory programs are delivered by avian ecotoxicologists located in Stilwell, Kansas, USA. Staff includes Study Directors and Principal Investigators experienced in a broad range of avian testing programs.

Our testing package includes acute and chronic laboratory tests on a variety of species required for global registration needs.

Test species

  • Zebrafinch (Taeniopygia guttata)
  • Canary (Serinus canaria)
  • Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus)
  • Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica)
  • Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos)


Acute toxicity

  • LD50 (OECD 223 and OCSPP 850.2100)
    • Zebrafinch, Canary, Bobwhite Quail and Mallard Duck
  • LC50 (OECD 205 and OCSPP 850.2200)
    •  Bobwhite Quail, Mallard Duck and Canary
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Chronic toxicity

  • Avian Reproduction (OECD 206 and OCSPP 850.2300)
    • Bobwhite Quail and Mallard Duck

Endocrine Effects

  • Avian 2-Generation Toxicity Test (OCSPP 890.2100)
    • Japanese Quail



For more information, please contact:
Scott Ward, Director of Laboratory Services,
Email: sward@syntechresearch.com
or Tel: +1 913 378 0998 ext 101