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Phototransformation in air

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
phototransformation in air
Type of information:
other: part of data is estimation
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data from secondary literature source.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), Alpha-Methylbenzyl Alcohol
Author:
United States National Library of Medicine
Year:
2010

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
No data
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): alpha-methylbenzyl alcohol

Study design

Light source:
not specified

Results and discussion

Dissipation half-life of parent compound
DT50:
8 h
Test condition:
estimation
Transformation products:
not specified

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
Vapor-phase alpha-methylbenzyl alcohol is degraded in the atmosphere by reaction with photochemically produced hydroxyl radicals with an estimated half-life of about 8 hours.
Executive summary:

Vapor-phase alpha-methylbenzyl alcohol is degraded in the atmosphere by reaction with photochemically produced hydroxyl radicals with an estimated half-life of about 8 hours. Data from secondary literature source therefore a reliability of 4 is assigned.