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2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chloride hydrolyses readily into 2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoic acid and hydrochloric acid, respectively. Whereas biodegradability is not applicabe to hydrochloric acid; the biodegradation of 2,4,6 -Trimethylbenzoic acid is poor. A manometric respirometry test according to OECD 301 F revealed 0 -10% degradation after 28d (BASF 1999).