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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Description of key information

Biodegradability (28 days, OECD 306): ready biodegradable   chosed as Key study
BOD5/COD: 45% chosen as supportive study

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
readily biodegradable

Additional information

Two studies are available. Biffi (1999) has been chosen has Key study because the test is run over a period of 28 days while Sharma (1996) is run over a period of 5 days.