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Maleic anhydride is readily hydrolyzed to maleic acid in contact with water. The log Kow of maleic anhydride (as maleic acid) is –2.61 (OECD, 2004). Based on a log Kow of -2.61 maleic anhydride is not expected to be bioaccumlative.

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