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Description of key information

From the structure of bromoacetic acid it can be deducted, that it is likely that a bromine ion is released resulting in acetic acid. The half-life calculated was 9.17 - 21.25 days at 40 °C and 29.17 - 78.75 days at 30 °C, depending on the pH. No specific breakdown products have been identified in the studies currently available with the test substance. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Half-life for hydrolysis:
78 d
at the temperature of:
30 °C

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