Registration Dossier

Data platform availability banner - registered substances factsheets

Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

Diss Factsheets

Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

BASF, 1981 - Readily biodegradability_DIN 38 409 part 43/H5 (Determination of Biological Oxygen Demand; BOD): 75 % degradation within 5 days - readily biodegradable

Additional information

Choline chloride was found to be readily biodegradable based on an experiment conducted according to German standard DIN 38 409 (Part 43) and H5 (Determination of Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)) (BASF AG, 1984).

Based on this result, no further investigations concerning biodegradability are triggered. Studies in water and sediment as well as for soil can be waived in accordance to REACH, Annex IX, Section, column 2; REACH, Annex IX, Section, column 2 and REACH, Annex IX, Section, column 2, respectively.