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EC number: 227-815-6
CAS number: 5989-54-8
The ready biodegradability of l-limonene was determined in the Closed
Bottle test performed according to slightly modified OECD, EU and ISO
Test Guidelines, and in compliance with the OECD principles of Good
Laboratory Practice. l-limonene did not cause a reduction in the
endogenous respiration and is therefore considered to be non-inhibitory
to the inoculum. l-limonene was biodegraded 85% at day 28. Hence, this
substance is considered as readily biodegradable.
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