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Description of key information

Hexyl D-glucoside (CAS: 54549-24-5) is not harmful to microorganisms and disturbances in the biodegradation process of activated sludge are not possible.

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One study investigated the effects of hexyl D-glucoside (CAS: 54549-24-5) towards microorganisms. The inhibition of nitrification of activated sludge microorganisms was tested equivalent to β€œISO DIS 9509 (Method for Assessing the Inhibition of Nitrification of Activated Sludge Microorganisms by Chemicals and Waste Waters)” (Mead, 1998). The test resulted in an EC50 of > 1000 mg a.i./L. In conclusion, no effects of hexyl D-glucoside towards microorganisms were found and can be expected.