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The screenning tests done including OECD 209, 301C and 301F confirm that 1,4 -diethylbenzene is not readily biodegradable in water systems.

Persistence in relevant media (water, sediment and soil) have been estimated with validated (Q)SAR methods. The predictions show that 1,4 -diethylbenzene could be considered very Persistent in sediment, but not Persistent in water and soil, although the values are somehow close to the limits for such classification.