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EC number: 242-060-2
CAS number: 18172-67-3
Alpha pinene, (-)-beta pinene and delta 3 carene are structurally
similar compounds. All of them are included in the same
chemical-structure category of bicyclic terpenes.
Following extensive review of existing data on these substances, a great
extent of similar patterns was demonstrated for physico-chemical
properties, environmental fate, ecotoxicological and toxicological
properties. This is the case for biodegradation.
It has been confirmed by different biodegradation studies with these
substances. They were all found to be readily biodegradable according to
the criteria of the OECD 301 guideline.
(-)-Beta pinene, is readily biodegradable according to the criteria of
the OECD 301 guideline.
No further study has been conducted.
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