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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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METHYL CEDRYL KETONE undergoes 36 % biodegradation after 28 days in the test conditions. Biodegradation starts after a rather long lag phase of 8 to 14 days (even longer in presence of aniline).
Thus, METHYL CEDRYL KETONE should be regarded as not readily biodegradable according to this test.

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Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed

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