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Environmental fate & pathways

Hydrolysis

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Sulfonic acids, C14-16 (even numbered)-alkane hydroxy and C14-16 (even numbered)-alkene, sodium salts are readily biodegradable and stable to hydrolysis.

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According to REACh legislation, Annex VIII, 9.2, column 2, the study does not need to be conducted if the substance is readily biodegradable and according to SIDS (2007), α-olefin sulfonates including the registered substance Sulfonic acids, C14-16 (even numbered)-alkane hydroxy and C14-16 (even numbered)-alkene, sodium saltsare stable to hydrolysis even at extreme pH values.