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Description of key information

Transformation/dissolution tests were performed on the substance to check the solubility under environmentally relevant conditions. The results demonstrate the insoluble character of the substance: only 3 % and 4 % of the Cd contained in the substance was solubilised after 7days and 28 days of testing, respectively. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Water solubility:
19 µg/L
at the temperature of:
22 °C

Additional information

Average solubility of Cd, measured on CdTe tested at 1mg/l loading according to OECD protocol "OECD Series on Testing and Assessment No. 29", was 15 and 19 µg Cd/l after 7days and 28 days of testing, respectively. This value is relevant for the solubility of the substance in the aquatic environment, and demonstrates the insoluble character of the substance, resulting in its lack of aquatic hazard.