Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
mode of degradation in actual use
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Fate of anthracene in an artificial stream: a case study
Author:
Landrum, P.F.; Bartell, S.M.; Giesy, J.P; et al.
Year:
1984
Bibliographic source:
Ecotox. Environ. Saf. 8, 183-201(1984)

Materials and methods

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

RS-Freetext:
Model experiments in an artificial stream with an initial
concentration of 12.2 ug anthracene/l showed that
photooxidative reaction of anthracene to anthraquinone is
the main degradation pathway (half-life: 43 min); sediments
and periphytes seemed to be major sinks (0.2 and 0.04 %).

Applicant's summary and conclusion