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In contact with water, ethyl acrylate will hydrolyse slowly. Photodegradation in air will proceed slowly, too. In water, sewage treatment plants and soil rapid degradation is expected, since EA was readily biodegradable in a OECD 310 -Screening test. Based on an experimental log Pow and subsequently calculated BCF, a potential for bioaccumulation has not to be expected. Adsorption of Ethyl acrylate to the solid soil phase is not expected. Fugacity models (Mackay Level I and III) revealed the atmosphere as the main target compartment for distribution which is also indicated by the substance's physicochemical properties.

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