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Relevant data for Adsorption/Desorption endpoints are available. Volatilization and Distribution Modeling are not applicable endpoints for nickel matte, as recognized in the Guidance to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures.

Overview of solid water partition coefficients (Kd) and the fraction of emission directed to water by STP for the nickel matte

 

 

Unit

Cu

Pb

As

Ni

Co

Suspended matter (freshwater)

L/Kg

30,246

295,121

10,000

26,303

38,905

Suspended matter (marine)

L/Kg

131,826

1,518,099

10,000

6,290

97,096

Sediment (freshwater)

L/Kg

24,409

153,848

6,607

7,079

871

Soil

L/Kg

2,120

6,400

191

724

2951.21

Removal rate STP to sludge

%

92

84

26*

40

40

Reference

Cu CSR (2010)

Pb CSR (2010)

Crommentuyn et al. (1997)

Ni CSR (2010)

Co CSR (2010)

*The fraction of Arsenic removed by a biological STP was calculated by means of EUSES 2.1.