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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Based on the results of several aerobic biodegradation studies, Alcohols, C9-C11, branched is readily biodegradable in the aqueous environment (71% in 28 days).

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Biodegradation in water:
readily biodegradable

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Alcohols, C9-11 -branched biodegraded to a high extent, 71%, in a standard test of ready biodegradability, and is readily biodegradable. Biotic degradation is expected to significantly contribute to the loss of this substance from the environment.

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