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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: Body responsible for the test
Title:
Unnamed

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: EEC C4-C "Modfied Sturm Test"
GLP compliance:
yes

Study design

Reference substance
Reference substance:
other: Sodium acetate

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Value:
21.5
Sampling time:
28 d
Details on results:
Points of degradation plot (test substance):
2.3 % degradation after 2 d
4.2 % degradation after 6 d
6.3 % degradation after 10 d
18.6 % degradation after 28 d

BOD5 / COD results

Results with reference substance:
Points of degradation plot (reference substance):
7.3 % degradation after 2 d
38.5 % degradation after 6 d
52 % degradation after 10 d
65.5 % degradation after 28 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not readily biodegradable