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Environmental fate & pathways

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
field studies
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Publication not available. Cited in the Toxnet HSDB entry for CTC (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
No information
Author:
Devlin JF
Year:
1997
Bibliographic source:
Amer Chem Soc, Div Environ Chem, Preprint Ext Abstr 37:121-3

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
GLP compliance:
no
Type of measurement:
release to an environmental compartment and tracking the degradation
Media:
sand aquifer

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

A field experiment conducted in a sand aquifer at the C.F.B. Borden test site in Ontario, Canada resulted in CTC degradation with a half-life of 3-7 days via sulfate reduction with two thirds of carbon tetrachloride transforming to chloroform and one third to carbon disulfide.