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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: Body responsible for the test
Title:
Unnamed

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: OECD Guideline No. 301B EC Directive 92/69/EEC Annex V Test C4.C
GLP compliance:
yes

Study design

Reference substance
Reference substance:
other: Sodium Benzoate

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Value:
23.3
Sampling time:
28 d
Details on results:
Points of degradation plot (test substance):0 % degradation after 2 d1.8 % degradation after 5 d2.2 % degradation after 7 d4.4 % degradation after 9 d4.4 % degradation after 12 d7.3 % degradation after 15 d15.3 % degradation after 19 d20.7 % degradation after 22 d23.3 % degradation after 29 d

BOD5 / COD results

Results with reference substance:
Points of degradation plot (reference substance):20.2 % degradation after 2 d39.4 % degradation after 5 d51.9 % degradation after 7 d57.6 % degradation after 9 d57.6 % degradation after 12 d57.6 % degradation after 15 d59.5 % degradation after 19 d59.5 % degradation after 22 d60 % degradation after 29 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not readily biodegradable