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Additional information on environmental fate and behaviour

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Endpoint:
additional information on environmental fate and behaviour
Type of information:
migrated information: read-across based on grouping of substances (category approach)
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Review on studies done under water conditions relevant for the marine environment.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Suspended particles: their role in estuarine biochemical cycles.
Author:
Turner A, and Millward GE.
Year:
2002
Bibliographic source:
Estuarine coastal and shelf science 55, 857-883

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
reported data based on measurements of cadmium in suspended matter and water fraction at different locations.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of study / information:
partition coeficients are reported for different locations in Europe and North America

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
results expressed as "cadmium". The elemental concentrations, originating from various chemical forms, are measured.

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Marine Water body

Kd (l/kg)

Beaulieu

5600

Clyde

650

Dee

550

Humber

750

Lena

1400

Plym

1300

Rhone

200

San Francisco Bay

600

Tamar

65

geomean

652

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Reported resuls are useful for deriving partition coefficient for Marine waters.
Executive summary:

Paper reviewed the role of suspended particles in biochemical cycles in marine (estuarine) waters. Geomean Kd for cadmium in seawaters is 652 l/kg.