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21.10.2019

Data bank of environmental properties of chemicals


Chemical
Isophthalic acid
CAS-number :
121-91-5
 
Synonyms :
1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid
 
Sumformula of the chemical :
C8H6O4
EINECS-number :
2045064
 
Melting point, °C :
350  MITI 1992
 
Total degradation in water :
Biodegradation:
77.7% by BOD
period: 14d
substance: 100 mg/l
sludge: 30 mg/l
(MITI 1992)
 
Ready biodegradability :
Confirmed to be biodegradable (Anon. 1987).

References
1848Anon. 1987a. The list of the existing chemical substances tested on biodegradability by microorganisms or bioaccumulation in fish body by Chemicals Inspection & Testing Institute. Ministry of International Trade and Industry, MITI. Japan.
3105MITI 1992. Biodegradation and bioaccumulation data of existing chemicals based on the CSCL Japan. Compild under the Safety Division Basic Industries Bureau Ministry of International Trade & Industry, Japan. Edited by Chemicals Inspection & Testing Institute, Japan.

 
 
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