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Phototransformation in air

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Description of key information

After evaporation or exposure to the air, the product will be slowly degraded by photochemical processes. 

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Additional information

The photodegradation of 3,7-dimethyloctan-1-ol was calculated using SRC AOP v1.92. The half life of the substance was assumed to be 24.63 h at a rate constant of 15.64 E-12 cm³/molecule sec and OH radicals as sensitizer (BASF SE, 2011).