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Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests

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Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: sediment simulation testing
Data waiving:
study technically not feasible
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Transformation products:
not specified
Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: simulation testing on ultimate degradation in surface water
Data waiving:
study technically not feasible
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Transformation products:
not specified

Description of key information

Potassium sulfite is an inorganic compound and not subject to biodegradation. However, sulfite substances, including potassium sulfite, can be transformed by microbial activity.

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