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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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The test substance did not show biodegradation during 28 days of incubation under the conditions provided by the OECD 301 A guideline.

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Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed

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Supporting studies with Benzenesulphonamide (BSA), the dechlorinated for of the substance indicate that this metabolite is readily biodegradable. Hence and in conclusion, should CAS 127 -52 -6 "trihydrate”be dechlorinated during use and/or discharge to STPs, the submission substance can be regarded biodegradable via its metabolites BSA.