Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
monitoring data
Type of information:
other:
Adequacy of study:
other information
Study period:
1987/1988 and 1995
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study well documented, meets generally accepted scientific principles, acceptable for assessment

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Volatile organic coumpounds in the surface waters of a British estuary. Part 1. Occurence, distribution and variation
Author:
Bianchi AP and Varney MS
Year:
1998
Bibliographic source:
Water Res. 32, 352-370

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Analysis of environmental samples
GLP compliance:
no
Type of measurement:
background concentration
Media:
seawater

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Cyclooctene as found in environmental samples

Study design

Details on sampling:
- Location: Southampton Estuary (UK)
- Period of sampling: 1987-1988 and 1995
- Sampling: water samples from 7 equidistant stations, at least 1 sample / month and station throughout the years of the study
- Duplicate samples in precleaned 1 l glass bottles

Results and discussion

Concentration
Country:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Location:
Southampton Estuary
Substance or metabolite:
substance
Conc.:
> 0.001 µg/L
Remarks on result:
other: Identified in list and chromatogram but not quantified

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Cyclooctene was identified (not quantified) as one among approx. 130 substances in Southampton (UK) estuarine sea water in 1987/1988 and / or 1995.
Executive summary:

Cyclooctene was identified (not quantified) as one among approx. 130 substances in Southampton (UK) estuarine sea water in 1987/1988 and / or 1995.