Publication - Anaerobic biodegradation test under sludge digester conditions (AnBUSDiC)
03 Feb 2017

Optimisation of the Experimental Conditions for the Anaerobic Biodegradation of Surfactants – Final Report of the TEGEWA ad-hoc Working Group

Anaerobic Biodegradability of organic compounds in digested sludge by measurement of gas production, as described in the OECD test guidelines No. 311, has severe limitations, specifically that it is time consuming, difficult to handle, and - most importantly - prone to false negative results.