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Phototransformation in water

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Endpoint:
phototransformation in water
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
secondary literature
Study type:
indirect photolysis
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Indirect photolysis by OH radicals
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of sensitiser:
OH radical
Rate constant (for indirect photolysis):
2 200 000 000 other: L/(mol*sec)
Validity criteria fulfilled:
not applicable

Description of key information

The first order rate constant for photochemical oxidation in water by OH radicals was reported to be 2.2E09 L/mol*sec (Buxton et al., 1988). 

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