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Environmental fate & pathways

Additional information on environmental fate and behaviour

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Endpoint:
additional information on environmental fate and behaviour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Technical Summary
Author:
Solomon S, Qin D, Manning M, Alley RB, Berntsen T, Bindoff NL, Chen Z, Chidthaisong A, Gregory JM, Hegerl GC, Heinmann M, Hewitson B, Hoskins BJ, Joss F, Jouzel J, Kattsov V, Lohmann U, Matsuno T, Molina M, Nichols N, Overpeck J, Raga G, Ramaswamy V, Ren J, Rusticucci M, Somerville R, Stocker TF, Whetton P, Wood RA, and Wratt D
Year:
2007
Bibliographic source:
In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Global warming potentials compare the integrated radiative forcing over a specified period (e.g., 100 years) from a unit mass pulse emission and are a way of comparing the potential climate change associated with emissions of different greenhouse gases.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of study / information:
Global warming potential

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

The 100-year global warming potential (GWP) for the test substance is 124.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The 100-year GWP is 124.
Executive summary:

Global warming potentials compare the integrated radiative forcing over a specified period (e.g., 100 years) from a unit mass pulse emission and are a way of comparing the potential climate change associated with emissions of different greenhouse gases. The 100-year GWP for the test substance is 124.