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Phototransformation in water

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
phototransformation in water
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Basic data is given

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Reactivity of Aliphatic Compounds towards Hydroxyl Radicals
Author:
Anbar, M. et al.
Year:
1966
Bibliographic source:
J. Chem. Soc. B, 742-747

Materials and methods

Study type:
other: competition kinetics
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method: other: decomposition of p-nitrosodimethylaniline in competition with test substance
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Name of the test substance as stated in the publication: 2-ethoxyethanol;
purchased from: Eastman White Label;

Study design

Light source:
other: γ-rays from a 60Co source
Sensitiser (for indirect photolysis)
Type of sensitiser:
other: OH

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

The determined reaction rate for the reaction of hydroxyl radicals with 2 -ethoxyethanol was 10 x 10^(-8) L/(mole * sec) at a pH of 9.

Applicant's summary and conclusion