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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.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

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Due to the physicochemical properties of maleic acid it is assumed to be mainly distributed into water (Trent University, 1999 & 2004, cited in OECD SIDS 2004). From the water surface, maleic anhydride, as well as the product of hydrolysis maleic acid will not evaporate into the atmosphere.

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