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Toxicity to microorganisms

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Description of key information

Experimental data on one representative of the category (C20) shows no toxicity to microorganisms up to the limit of solubility. These results were cross-read to 2-tetradecyloctadecan-1-ol.

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Additional information

No data on toxicity on microorganisms are available for 2-tetracyloctadecan-1-ol. But Feibig (2009) reported reliable (Klimisch 2) results for a GLP compliant OECD 209 test with activated sludge using the structurally related 2-octyldodean-1-ol. 2-Octyldodecan-1-ol is not toxic at concentrations up to 1000 mg/l to activated sludge of a municipal sewage treatment plant, based on growth inhibition. Due to the structural similarity 2 -tetradecyloctadecan-1-ol is also considered to be not toxic to microorganisms as in activated sludge.