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Biodegradation in soil

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Soil simulation testing is not required due to the predicted ready biodegradability of the substance.

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Isobutyl-R-lactate is readily biodegradable. According to Annex IX, column 2, of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 a study on "soil simulation testing" does not need to be conducted if "the substance is readily biodegradable".