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Endpoint:
hydrolysis
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
secondary literature

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Aquatic Risk Assessment of Acrylates and Methacrylates in Household Consumer Products Reaching Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
Author:
J.D. Hamilton, K.H. Reinert, J.E. McLaughlin
Year:
1995
Bibliographic source:
Environmental Technology, 16, 715-727
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
SIDS Initial Assessment Profile, 2-Propenoic acid (acrylic acid), CAS No. 79-10-7
Author:
OECD
Year:
2001
Bibliographic source:
SIDS Initial Assessment Profile - SIAM 13, 6-9 November 2001

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EPA OTS 796.3500 (Hydrolysis as a Function of pH at 25°C)
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Acrylic acid
EC Number:
201-177-9
EC Name:
Acrylic acid
Cas Number:
79-10-7
Molecular formula:
C3H4O2
IUPAC Name:
acrylic acid
Test material form:
liquid
Radiolabelling:
not specified

Study design

Analytical monitoring:
not specified

Results and discussion

Transformation products:
not specified

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not specified
Conclusions:
Acrylic acid was determined to be stable at pH 3, 7 and 11. Estimated hydrolysis half-life values in sterile water were 3 years or more.
Executive summary:

The hydrolytic stability of acrylic acid was investigated in a study performed according to standard methods. Acrylic acid was determined to be stable at pH 3, 7 and 11.