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Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests

Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests
Type of information:
calculation (if not (Q)SAR)
Remarks:
Migrated phrase: estimated by calculation
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: Prediction model
Title:
Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests by Environmental Science Center’s PBT profiler
Author:
Sustainability Support Service (Europe) AB - estimated
Year:
2010
Bibliographic source:
PBT profiler, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; version 1.301

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: PBT Profiler estimate
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-nitro-p-anisidine
EC Number:
202-547-2
EC Name:
2-nitro-p-anisidine
Cas Number:
96-96-8
Molecular formula:
C7H8N2O3
IUPAC Name:
4-methoxy-2-nitroaniline

Study design

Oxygen conditions:
aerobic/anaerobic
Inoculum or test system:
not specified
Duration of test (contact time):
340 d

Results and discussion

% Degradation
% Degr.:
50
Parameter:
test mat. analysis
Sampling time:
340 d
Remarks on result:
other: Other details not available
Half-life of parent compound / 50% disappearance time (DT50)open allclose all
Compartment:
water
DT50:
38 d
Type:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: Other details not available
Compartment:
sediment
DT50:
340 d
Type:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: Other details not available
Transformation products:
no

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

The substance shows 50% degradation in sediment in 340 days

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