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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Biodegradation in water: screening tests: Key studies: Calcium acetate is readily biodegradable (read-across from the category member Sodium acetate).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
readily biodegradable

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Key studies:

Based on the experimental results obtained with the analogue Sodium acetate, which is considered to be readily biodegradable (> 99% in 28 days), and applying the read-across approach, the substance Calcium Acetate is also considered to be readily biodegradable.