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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in soil

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Description of key information

The risk assessment shows that no risk for the environmental compartments exists (all RCR < 1). 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

No simulation test investigating the biodegradation in soil is available. In accordance with column 2 of REACH annex IX 9.2 further degradation testing in soil does not need to be conducted as the chemical safety assessment does not indicate a need for further investigations. The risk assessment for Glycerides, C8-18 and C18-unsatd. mono and di-, acetates shows that no risk for the environmental compartments exists (all RCR < 1). Thus, further tests are not necessary.