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Environmental fate & pathways

Additional information on environmental fate and behaviour

Administrative data

Endpoint:
additional information on environmental fate and behaviour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Acceptable puplication, additional information to the degradation through aquatic organisms

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Environmental fate and biodegradability of Benzene derivates as studies in a model aquatic ecosystem
Author:
Lu et al.
Bibliographic source:
Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol 10, pp. 269-284
Reference Type:
other: BUA Report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1990

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Chlorobenzene was hydroxylated by various organisms of one food chain after addition of radioactively labelled chlorobenzene. Small quantities of o-and p-chlorophenol and 4 -chloropyrocathechol were detected.

   o-chlorophenol  p-chlorophenol  4 -chloropyrocathechol  
 water:  +  

 Organisms:

     

 Gambusia affinis (fish)

 +  

 Culex quinquifasciatus (Mosquito larva)

 +  

 Physa (snail)

 -  +  -  

 Oedogonium cardiatum (green algae)

 +  

 Daphnia magna (water flea)

 +  +  -  

Applicant's summary and conclusion