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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Biodegradation data were available for 2 streams within this category. All data showed the test substances to be not readily biodegradable. Biodegradation rates ranged from 7.3 - 29% in 28 days for 68921-67-5 and 68513-69-9 respectively.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed

Additional information

Biodegradation data are available for 2 streams within this category; all data came from ExxonMobil (2004). The data are considered reliable and suitable for assessment. All data showed the test substances to be not readily biodegradable. Biodegradation rates ranged from 7.3 - 29% in 28 days for 68921-67-5 and 68513-69-9 respectively. Data will be read across to other category members.