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Environmental fate & pathways

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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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