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Phototransformation in air

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

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Based on the calculation according to AOPWIN v1.91, 3,7-Dimethyloctan-3-ol is indirectly photodegraded by reaction with hydroxyl radicals in the atmosphere with a half-life (t1/2) of about 27 hours at a rate constant of 0.0000000000142857 cm³/molecule-sec. For the calculation a 24 hour day and a mean OH radical concentration of 5.0E05 radicals per cm³ was taken into account.