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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

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Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

According to a study performed in compliance with OECD guideline 301 B (Bopanna, 2010), maleic anhydride is readily biodegradable in water.

This result is further supported by several addititional studies that were conducted in accordance with OECD 301 C and E.

Additional information