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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
3 (not reliable)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Water Research
Year:
2001
Bibliographic source:
U.S. EPA: High Production Volume (HPV) Challenge: Monocyclic Aromatic Amines (MAA) Category.pdf - Verschueren, K. (2001) Handbook of Environmental Data on Organic Chemicals, 4th Edition. volume 1. John Wiley & Sons: New York. pps 1076

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 D (Ready Biodegradability: Closed Bottle Test)

Study design

Oxygen conditions:
aerobic
Inoculum or test system:
not specified
Details on inoculum:
water taken at Dresden, 55 km downstream of the Czech border, March 1995 - December 1998
Duration of test (contact time):
28 d

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Parameter:
other: dissolved oxygen
Value:
0

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed