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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Degradation of the test material reached 6% (as BOD) after 28 days. The test material is not readily biodegradable.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed

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Key study:

In an OECD Guideline 301C study, conducted according to GLP, the degradation of the test material reached 6% (as BOD) after 28 days and 7% (by HPLC) after 20 days. Based on these results, the test material is not readily biodegradable.