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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Comparable to guideline study with acceptable restrictions.

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
1-Chloro-2-nitrobenzene CAS: 88-73-3, SIDS Initial Assessment Report For SIAM 13
Author:
OECD-SIDS
Year:
2001
Bibliographic source:
UNEP Publication
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Information on Environmental Toxicity
Author:
NITE (National Institute of Technology and Evaluation) Japan
Year:
2002
Bibliographic source:
NITE (National Institute of Technology and Evaluation) Japan, available at: http://www.safe.nite.go.jp/english/db.html

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 C (Ready Biodegradability: Modified MITI Test (I))
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Study design

Inoculum or test system:
other:
Details on inoculum:
sludge samples from different sewage plants, rivers, bays and a lake, non adapted
Duration of test (contact time):
14 d
Initial test substance concentration
Initial conc.:
30 mg/L
Based on:
test mat.

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Parameter:
% degradation (test mat. analysis)
Value:
3.8
Sampling time:
14 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed