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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Data waiving:
study technically not feasible
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because the substance is inorganic

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed
Type of water:
freshwater

Additional information

Biodegradation in water is not an applicable endpoint for nickel, as reported in the 2008/2009 EU Risk Assessment for nickel. According to Column 2 of REACH Annex VII, the Ready Biodegradation Test does not need to be conducted if the substance is inorganic.