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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in soil

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In accordance with column 2 of REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, Annex IX, section 9.2.1.3, no study on biodegradation in soil needs to be conducted if the test substance is biodegradable under test conditions. The long-chain alkylsters (C12 - C14) are all readily biodegradable under test conditions. Thus no futher biodegradation testing in soil is required.

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