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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Description of key information

N-(2-ethylhexyl)naphthalen-2-amine is not readily biodegradable according to OECD criteria. Furthermore, under given test conditions no biodegradation was observed.

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Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed

Additional information

A study comparable to guideline OECD 301F was performed by BASF (1988). Using activated sludge it revealed a biodegradation rate of 0% (BOD/ThOD) after 28 days.