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Administrative data

Endpoint:
monitoring data
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Study period:
no data
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer reviewed literature data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Monitoring to detect previously unrecognized pollutants in surface waters - Appendix: organic analysis data.
Author:
Ewing BB, Chian ESK, Cook JC, Evans CA, Hopke PK and Perkins EG
Year:
1977
Bibliographic source:
USEPA-560/6-77-015 (Appendix: EPA-560/6-77-015A): 221

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: no data
Deviations:
not specified
Principles of method if other than guideline:
No data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of measurement:
other: surface waters, industrial areas
Media:
other: surface water

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methacrylonitrile
EC Number:
204-817-5
EC Name:
Methacrylonitrile
Cas Number:
126-98-7
Molecular formula:
C4H5N
IUPAC Name:
methacrylonitrile
Details on test material:
No data

Results and discussion

Concentration
Country:
United States (the)
Location:
No data
Substance or metabolite:
substance
Conc.:
1 other: ppb
Details on results:
Methylacrylonitrile was qualitatively detected in only one surface water sample (approximate level 1 ppb) collected from 204 sites near heavily industrialized areas across the USA.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Methylacrylonitrile was qualitatively detected in only one surface water sample (approximate level 1 ppb) collected from 204 sites near heavily industrialized areas across the USA.