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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Description of key information

Ethyl-(S)-lactate is readily biodegradable.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
readily biodegradable

Additional information

Based on unequivocally positive QSAR predictions (BIOWIN v4.10) and a supporting study investigating the biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) ethyl-(S)-lactate is considered to be readily biodegradable.