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Administrative data

Endpoint:
toxicity to soil microorganisms
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
3 (not reliable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: This study was not a standardised method. No sufficient information was available about the test condition. No information was available about the test substance.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Effect of chemical structure on microbial degradation of substitued benzenes
Author:
Alexander M., Lustigman B.K
Year:
1966
Bibliographic source:
J. Agr. Food Chem., 14 : 410-413

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Guaiacol
EC Number:
201-964-7
EC Name:
Guaiacol
Cas Number:
90-05-1
Molecular formula:
C7H8O2
IUPAC Name:
Phenol
Details on test material:
no data

Sampling and analysis

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Test organisms

Test organisms (inoculum):
other: aerobic microorganisms

Study design

Total exposure duration:
64 d

Test conditions

Test temperature:
25°C
Details on test conditions:
The solution containing the test substance at 15 mg/L was exposed with 1.0 mL of 1% suspension of Niagara silt loam during 64 days, incubated in the dark at 25°C.

Results and discussion

Effect concentrations
Duration:
64 d
Dose descriptor:
NOEC
Effect conc.:
15 other: mg/l
Details on results:
No toxic effect was observed on the microorganisms at the level used.

Applicant's summary and conclusion