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Environmental fate & pathways

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Benzyldimethylamine was shown to be not ready biodegradable in different ready biodegradability tests using non-adapted sludge (MITI, 1992). With an adapted sludge the substance was 100% ready biodegradable (Bayer AG, 1979). In addition, Benzyldimethylamine was shown to be 100% inherently biodegradable after 13 days and fulfilled the criterion for inherent, ultimative biodegradability (BASF, 1987).

A new inherent biodegradation test is currently on-going (2023), the dossier will be updated as soon as study report has been reviewed and agreed (Q4, 2023).