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Environmental fate & pathways

Additional information on environmental fate and behaviour

Administrative data

Endpoint:
additional information on environmental fate and behaviour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: No guideline, non-GLP, limited methods and results.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Methanogenesis of Phenolic Compounds by a Bacterial Consortium from a Contaminated Aquifer in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Author:
Godsy, E.M., Goerlitz, D.F., Ehrlich, G.G.
Year:
1983
Bibliographic source:
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 30 p261-268

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The anaerobic degradation of phenols was observed in both ground water and laboratory digestors with a concomitant production of methane.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Anaerobic degradation of phenolic compounds to methane and carbon dioxide in sewage sludge digestion occurred in both groundwater and laboratory digestors.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The anaerobic degradation of phenols was observed in both ground water and laboratory digestors with a concomitant production of methane and carbon dioxide.