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Glycerides, C16-18 mono- (CAS 91052-47-0) is considered as readily biodegradable according to OECD criteria. This assumption is based on results for the structurally related read-across substance Glycerides, C14-18 mono- and di- (CAS 67701-33-1) that was tested in a study according to OECD Guideline 301 D. Due to the ready biodegradability in water a rapid degradation of the substance in aquatic and terrestrial environments is expected. Thus, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, column 2, -, further simulation tests for water and sediment or soil biodegradation are not necessary.