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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Type of information:
other: bibliographic study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Study period:
2020
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
comparable to guideline study
Remarks:
Several published data regarding biodegradability of proteins used in biodegradable packaging can be found

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2021
Report date:
2020

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ISO 14851

Test material

1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Protein hydrolyzates, vegetable
EC Number:
309-353-8
EC Name:
Protein hydrolyzates, vegetable
Cas Number:
100209-45-8
Molecular formula:
not applicable for UVCB
IUPAC Name:
Protein hydrolyzate, vegetable

Study design

Inoculum or test system:
natural soil

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Parameter:
% degradation (test mat. analysis)
Value:
>= 64 - <= 74
Sampling time:
33 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
yes
Conclusions:
Several studies showed that the protein and amino acids based polymers are biodegradable