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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)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other company data
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1994

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

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Study design

Duration of test (contact time):
28 d
Reference substance
Reference substance:
benzoic acid, sodium salt

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Value:
1
Sampling time:
28 d

Any other information on results incl. tables

All results are calculated using ThOD (NH4) since results from nitrate analyses showed the extent of nitrification to be very low. No correction was therefore deemed necessary.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not inherently biodegradable