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Administrative data

Endpoint:
phototransformation in water
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer reviewed data base

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Handbook of Chemical Property Estimation Method
Author:
Lyman, W.J, W. F. Reehl and D. H. Rosenblatt", Handbook of Chemical Property Estimation Method 1981
Year:
1981
Bibliographic source:
Cited in: OECD SIDS (2003). SIDS for CAS 78-97-7, 2003

Materials and methods

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Lactonitrile
EC Number:
201-163-2
EC Name:
Lactonitrile
Cas Number:
78-97-7
Molecular formula:
C3H5NO
IUPAC Name:
2-hydroxypropanenitrile
Details on test material:
TS-Freetext:
Lactonitrile, CAS 78-97-7,
Purity unknown

Study design

Light source:
sunlight

Results and discussion

Spectrum of substanceopen allclose all
Parameter:
max epsilon
Value:
6.8
Parameter:
max lambda
Value:
300 nm
% Degradationopen allclose all
Test condition:
Direct photolysis
Test condition:
Indirect photolysis

Any other information on results incl. tables

RS-Freetext:
Degradation rate: 3.82 x l0e-14 mol/l/s Half-life: 28.7 years

Applicant's summary and conclusion