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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:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: data from ECHA database
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1993

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 B (Ready Biodegradability: CO2 Evolution Test)
Version / remarks:
1984
Deviations:
not specified
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Study design

Reference substance
Reference substance:
other: Sodium acetate

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Value:
28
Sampling time:
28 d
Remarks on result:
other: This is the data from ECHA database.
Details on results:
Points of degradation plot (test substance):
4 % degradation after 2 d
11 % degradation after 6 d
18 % degradation after 10 d
23 % degradation after 14 d
28 % degradation after 28 d

BOD5 / COD results

Results with reference substance:
Points of degradation plot (reference substance):
24 % degradation after 2 d
69 % degradation after 6 d
88 % degradation after 10 d
100 % degradation after 14 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not readily biodegradable