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Not relevant due to ready biodegradation

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Experimental studies investigating the abiotic hydrolysis of Glycerides, C16-18 mono- (CAS 91052-47-0) are not available. However, in accordance with Annex VIII, column 2, of Regulation (EC) 1907/2006, testing is not required since the substance is readily biodegradable. The results from the supporting QSAR calculation with HYDROWIN v2.00 indicate that hydrolysis is not relevant for the substance, since the estimated half-lives of the main components are 7.7 years at pH 7 and 281.6 days at pH 8 respectively (Gebhardt, 2013).