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Based on the available information on biodegradability, the substance Calcium glucoheptonate (CAS 1821694 -25 -0) is assessed as readily biodegradable.

Referring to the key study, the biodegradation of sodium gluconate (CAS 527-07-1) was investigated according to EU Method C.4-E (Closed bottle test) in compliance with GLP (Hydrotox GmbH, 2001; as cited in OECD SIDS, 2004). Around 89% of the test substance degraded within 28 days.