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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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A ready biodegradability study is scientifically unjustified as Silicon Nitride is an inorganic substance.

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In accordance with Annex VII, column 2 of the REACH regulation, a ready biodegradability study does not need to be conducted if the substance is inorganic. On this basis, no ready biodegradability test is required for Silicon Nitride.