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Ecotoxicological information

Toxicity to microorganisms

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Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

2 -butyloctanoic acid is readily biodegradable and the applied concentration in the biodegradation study is covering the expected concentration range occuring in influent of sewage treatment plants.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

Aliphatic acids are produced by the microbial breakdown of fats and oils during sewage treatment.