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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)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: Body responsible for the test
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1996

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 B (Ready Biodegradability: CO2 Evolution Test)
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
-
EC Number:
422-310-9
EC Name:
-
Cas Number:
114772-53-1
Molecular formula:
C14H11N
IUPAC Name:
4'-methyl-[1,1'-biphenyl]-2-carbonitrile

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Parameter:
% degradation (CO2 evolution)
Value:
9
Sampling time:
28 d

BOD5 / COD results

Results with reference substance:
Point of degradation plot(reference substance):18% degradation after 10d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

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