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Environmental fate & pathways

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Biodegradation in water: screening test

Several studies have been identified as having assessed the biodegradation in water (screening test). The key ready biodegradability study concluded that tetrahydrofuran did not readily biodegrade within 28 days. However after prolonged exposure, it was found to be inherently biodegradable. The supporting studies confirm that tetrahydrofuran is inherently biodegradable.

Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulations test

In accordance with column 2 of REACH annex IX, further degradation testing does not need to be conducted as the chemical safety assessment does not indicate a need for further investigation.

Biodegradation in soil

In accordance with column 2 of REACH annex IX, further degradation testing does not need to be conducted as the chemical safety assessment does not indicate a need for further investigation.