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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 guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2006
Report Date:
2006

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method C.4-D (Determination of the "Ready" Biodegradability - Manometric Respirometry Test)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Study design

Oxygen conditions:
aerobic
Inoculum or test system:
activated sludge, domestic (adaptation not specified)
Duration of test (contact time):
28 d
Initial test substance concentration
Initial conc.:
100 mg/L
Parameter followed for biodegradation estimation
Parameter followed for biodegradation estimation:
O2 consumption
Reference substance
Reference substance:
benzoic acid, sodium salt

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Parameter:
% degradation (O2 consumption)
Value:
0
Sampling time:
28 d
Details on results:
Points of degradation plot (test substance):
0 % degradation after 7 d
0 % degradation after 14 d
0 % degradation after 21 d
0 % degradation after 28 d

BOD5 / COD results

Results with reference substance:
Points of degradation plot (reference substance):
80 % degradation after 7 d
86 % degradation after 14 d
90 % degradation after 21 d
92 % degradation after 28 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

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