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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Readily biodegradable (according to OECD criteria)

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The ready biodegradability of the substance was tested in a guideline study (BASF AG, 1989) following OECD 301F.

Results show that the test substance is readily biodegradable. After 28 days incubation time a degradation rate of 80 - 90 % was determined (based on O2 consumption).