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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in soil

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The hydrolysis product of the rapidly hydrolysing test substance is readily biodegradable

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In accordance with column 2 of Annex IX, the study does not need to be conducted if the substance is readily biodegradable. 2-Ethylhexanoyl chloride rapidly hydrolyses to 2-ethylhexanoic acid and HCl. 2-Ethylhexanoic acid is readily biodegradable (EKO LAB, 1998).