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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Administrative data

Endpoint:
biodegradation in water: ready biodegradability
Type of information:
other: literaure information
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Comparison of 20-d BOD and OECD Closed- Bottle Biodegradation Tests
Author:
Waggy FT, Conway R.A., Hansen J.L., Blessing R.L.
Year:
1994
Bibliographic source:
Environ Toxicol chem., 13:1277-1280

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
OECD Guideline 301 D (Ready Biodegradability: Closed Bottle Test)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Test material form:
liquid

Results and discussion

% Degradationopen allclose all
Parameter:
other: dissolved oxygen
Value:
74
Sampling time:
28 d
Parameter:
other: dissolved oxygen
Value:
14
Sampling time:
5 d
Parameter:
other: dissolved oxygen
Value:
74
Sampling time:
15 d
Parameter:
other: dissolved oxygen
Value:
74
Sampling time:
20 d

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Isobutanol is readily biodegradable in water. 74 % after 28 days, 10 day window achieved.