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Guidance for Industry: Preparing a Claim of Categorical Exclusion or an Environmental Assessment for Submission to CFSAN - Attachment 1 May 2006

Final
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Office of Food Additive Safety

September 2003; Revised May 2006

Main Document Table of Contents


SECTION DESCRIPTION
1.00 FOREWORD
2.00 STEP-BY-STEP GUIDANCE FOR PREPARING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
3.00 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE DOCUMENTS--ENVIRONMENTAL FATE TESTING
3.01 Water Solubility
3.02 n-Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient
3.03 Vapor Pressure
3.04 Dissociation Constant
3.05 Ultraviolet-Visible Absorption Spectrum
3.06 Melting Temperature
3.07 Density and Relative Density
3.08 Sorption and Desorption
3.09 Hydrolysis
3.10 Photodegradation
3.11 Aerobic Biodegradation in Water
3.12 Aerobic Biodegradation in Soil
4.00 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE DOCUMENTS--ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS TESTING
4.01 Algal Assay
4.02 Microbial Growth Inhibition
4.03 (Reserved)
4.04 (Reserved)
4.05 (Reserved)
4.06 Seed Germination and Root Elongation
4.07 Seedling Growth
4.08 Daphnia Acute Toxicity
4.09 Daphnia Chronic Toxicity
4.10 Hyalella azteca Acute Toxicity
4.11 Freshwater Fish Acute Toxicity
4.12 Earthworm Subacute Toxicity
5.00 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE DOCUMENTS--CALCULATIONS
5.01 Acute Toxicity Calculations
5.02 Analysis of Variance and Tests of Differences Between Group Means

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The above guidance document supercedes the previous version dated September 2003.


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