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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP study according EU/OECD guideline

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2004

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method C.4-E (Determination of the "Ready" Biodegradability - Closed Bottle Test)
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 D (Ready Biodegradability: Closed Bottle Test)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Type:
Constituent

Study design

Oxygen conditions:
aerobic
Inoculum or test system:
sewage, predominantly domestic, non-adapted
Duration of test (contact time):
28 d

Results and discussion

% Degradationopen allclose all
Parameter:
% degradation (O2 consumption)
Value:
1
Sampling time:
7 d
Parameter:
% degradation (O2 consumption)
Value:
3
Sampling time:
14 d
Parameter:
% degradation (O2 consumption)
Value:
6
Sampling time:
21 d
Parameter:
% degradation (O2 consumption)
Value:
9
Sampling time:
28 d
Details on results:
The reference compound showed 79 % degradation after 14 days.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
yes
Interpretation of results:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed