Registration Dossier

Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Biodegradation was tested in water (screening test). Ready degradability is defined in the guidelines as degradation surpassing 60% within 10 days after reaching a level of 10%. Therefore, the test item nicotine can be considered as “readily biodegradable”.

Additional information

The substance is readily biodegradable (according to OECD criteria).