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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2017
Report date:
2017

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 F (Ready Biodegradability: Manometric Respirometry Test)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-ethylcyclopentane-1,3-dione
EC Number:
212-512-3
EC Name:
2-ethylcyclopentane-1,3-dione
Cas Number:
823-36-9
Molecular formula:
C7H10O2
IUPAC Name:
2-ethylcyclopentane-1,3-dione

Study design

Oxygen conditions:
aerobic
Inoculum or test system:
activated sludge, non-adapted
Parameter followed for biodegradation estimation
Parameter followed for biodegradation estimation:
O2 consumption
Details on study design:
Preparation of inoculum test culture:Before the test 300 ml stock culture was filtered through a filter with 0.2 mm pore size to remove the bigger insoluble particles and then the dry substance content of the filtrate was determined. The measured value was 5.2 g/L. For preparing the inoculum culture 161.5 ml mineral medium was added to 38.5 ml filtered stock culture. The calculated dry mass of inoculum culture was 1 g/L.Preparation of reference solution:For the reference solution 320.01 mg sodium acetate was diluted in 100 ml mineral medium.Preparation of test vessels:Following test vessels were prepared and analysed for the study:- Test item (in two replicates)- Blank control (in two replicates)- Reference solution (positive control)- Reference and test item solution (toxicity control)- Sterilized solution of test item (abiotic control)
Reference substance
Reference substance:
acetic acid, sodium salt

Results and discussion

% Degradation
Key result
Parameter:
% degradation (O2 consumption)
Value:
83
Sampling time:
28 d
Remarks on result:
other: mean of two replicates
Details on results:
The biodegradability of the test item on day 18th was 69%.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
yes
Interpretation of results:
readily biodegradable
Conclusions:
The biodegradability of Ethyl-cyclopentanedione was investigated in Ready Biodegradability – Manometric respirometry test (according to OECD 301 F guideline). According to the OECD 301 guideline Ethyl-cyclopentanedione is ready biodegradable.

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