O2 consumption Inoculum: Sewage effluent Published data Inherent biodegradability study Method: Zahn-Wellens Test > 90 % - 5 Days The substance fulfills the criteria for inherent ultimate biodegradability Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Inoculum: Sewage effluent Published data Simulation study Method: OECD Test Guideline 303 99 % - 1 Days Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Inoculum: activated sludge Published data Soil Method: according to a standardised method 84 % - 30 Days CO2 evolution test Published data Degradability assessment adipic acid The product is considered to be rapidly degradable in the environment 12.3 Bioaccumulative potential Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water adipic acid Due to the distribution coefficient n-octanol/water, accumulation in organisms is not expected. Bioconcentration factor (BCF) no data available
SAFETY DATA SHEET RHODIACID AA - ADIPIC ACID Revision Date 26.09.2017 PRCO90031486 Version : 15.01 / GB ( EN ) 15 / 39 12.4 Mobility in soil Adsorption potential (Koc) adipic acid Koc: 2.4 Structure-activity relationship (SAR) Koc: 5.3 Structure-activity relationship (SAR) Koc: 21.5 Structure-activity relationship (SAR) Mobile in soils Known distribution to environmental compartments adipic acid Ultimate destination of the product : Water 12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment adipic acid Not classified as PBT substance. Not classified as vPvB. 12.6 Other adverse effects Ecotoxicity assessment Acute aquatic toxicity adipic acid Harmful to aquatic organisms. Chronic aquatic toxicity adipic acid No adverse chronic effect observed up to and including the threshold of 1 mg/L. SECTION 13: Disposal considerations 13.1 Waste treatment methods Product Disposal Prohibition - Avoid release to the environment. - Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities. Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging - Wash out general purpose tankers (rail-road) with water. - Incinerate bags and flexible containers. - Dispose of as hazardous waste in compliance with local and national regulations. Measure for waste avoidance or recovery - Do not dispose of the product at a rubbish tip.