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Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Morpholine is readily biodegradable (according to OECD criteria).

Additional information

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Readily biodegradable according to OECD criteria.

Biodegradation in water: simulation tests

Readily biodegradable in a wastewater treatment plant after adaptation.

Biodegradation in soil

In accordance with column II of Annex IX, the study does not need to be conducted, if the substance is readily biodegradable. Morpholine proved to be readily biodegradable according to OECD criteria.