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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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The substance is not readily biodegradable

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The data submitter has no data, even after literature search on the substance (3R)-3-Amino-1-butanol, CAS 61477-40-5 to properly derive classification and labeling. Nevertheless, in order to address biodegradation endpoint of the test item, reference to the racemic mixture of 3 -Amino-butan-1 -ol (CAS 2867 -59 -6) was made for read-across purposes. The investigation of biodegradability by a closed bottle test (OECD 301D) reveals a degradation of 60 - 70%, but the required pass level for ready biodegradability within a ten days window was not reached. Thus, the substance is considered as not readily biodegradable.