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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Description of key information

N-(n-octyl)-2 -pyrrolidinone is readily biodegradable in water.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
readily biodegradable

Additional information

Two studies are available from the migrated NONS file provided by ECHA. They both show N-(n-octyl)-2 -pyrrolidinone to be readily biodegradable in water.

In conclusion, N-(n-octyl)-2 -pyrrolidinone is readily biodegradable in water.