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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: screening tests
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Microbial degradation of styrene oligomer
Author:
Tsuchii, A., T. Suzuki & Y. Takahara
Year:
1977
Bibliographic source:
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry 41(12), 2417-2421.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method: other: Tsuchii, A. et al. protocol; see test conditions
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Terphenyl
EC Number:
247-477-3
EC Name:
Terphenyl
Cas Number:
26140-60-3
Molecular formula:
C18H14
IUPAC Name:
1,1':4',1''-terphenyl
Details on test material:
IUCLID4 Test substance: no data

Study design

Oxygen conditions:
aerobic
Inoculum or test system:
other: Alcaligenes sp.

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Value:
0
Sampling time:
5 d

Any other information on results incl. tables

Terphenyl showed no growth of Alcaligenes.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed
Conclusions:
Based on these study results, this substance is not considered ready biodegradable.