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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Based on screening criteria, the 16 EPA-PAH taken as reference substances are not readily biodegradable, some of them are considered to be inherently biodegradable (2- and 3-ring aromatic compounds). 

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Biodegradation in water:
inherently biodegradable, not fulfilling specific criteria

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