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Environmental fate & pathways

Phototransformation in water

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phototransformation in water
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

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Monsanto report ES-80-SS04||Gledhill, W.E. et al. (1980), An environmental safety|assessment for butyl benzyl phthalate, Environmental Science|and Technology 14(3), 301-305.||Verschureren, K. (1983), Handbook of Environmental Data|on Organic Chemicals. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, Inc. NY

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method: other (measured): American Society for Testing Materials, Proposed StandardPractice for Conducting Aqueous Photolysis Test, Draft No. 5, ASTM E35.24Subcommittee, Aqueous Photolysis Task Group.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Benzyl butyl phthalate
EC Number:
EC Name:
Benzyl butyl phthalate
Cas Number:
Molecular formula:
1-benzyl 2-butyl benzene-1,2-dicarboxylate
Details on test material:
IUCLID4 Test substance: as prescribed by 1.1 - 1.4

Study design

Light source:
Duration of test at given test condition
24 °C
Initial conc. measured:
1 mg/L

Results and discussion

% Degradationopen allclose all
% Degr.:
< 5
Test condition:
Direct photolysis
Test condition:
Indirect photolysis
Dissipation half-life of parent compound
> 100 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion