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EC number: 701-293-4
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This endpoint is not a REACH requirement.
The direct photolysis of an organic molecule occurs when it absorbs
sufficient light energy to result in a structural transformation. The
absorption of light in the ultra violet (UV)-visible range, 110-750 nm,
can result in the electronic excitation of an organic molecule. The
stratospheric ozone layer prevents UV light of less than 290 nm from
reaching the earth's surface. Therefore, only light at wavelengths
between 290 and 750 nm can result in photochemical transformations in
the environment. A conservative approach to estimating a photochemical
degradation rate is to assume that degradation will occur in proportion
to the amount of light wavelengths >290 nm absorbed by the molecule.
Registration substance contains hydrocarbon molecules that absorb UV
light below 290 nm, a range of UV light that does not reach the earth's
surface. Therefore, this substance does not have the potential to
undergo photolysis in soil, and this fate process will not contribute to
a measurable degradative loss of this substance from the environment.
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