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Environmental fate & pathways

Additional information on environmental fate and behaviour

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Endpoint:
additional information on environmental fate and behaviour
Type of information:
calculation (if not (Q)SAR)
Remarks:
Migrated phrase: estimated by calculation
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Limited information available.

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Handbook of Environmental Degradation Rates.
Author:
Howard, P.H. et al.
Year:
1991
Bibliographic source:
Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, Michigan, USA.
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Biochemical oxidation of some commercially important organic cyanides.
Author:
Ludzack, F.J. et al.
Year:
1958
Bibliographic source:
In; Proc. 13th Indust. Waste Conf. Eng. Bull. Purdue Univ. Eng. Ext. Ser. 297-312.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
No information available
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of study / information:
Stability in sediments (IUCLID4 Chapter 3.1.2 Stability in Water, Type = biotic)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

Based on aerobic river die-away test data. The decomposition of 0.1-25 mg acetonitrile/l, in Ohio River water (at pH 6.5-7), was 20% in 5 days and 40% in 12 days (Ludzack et al. 1958), and the half-life 1-4 weeks (Howard et al. 1991).

The estimated aerobic biodegradation half-life of acetonitrile in ground water is 2-8 weeks (Howard et al. 1991).