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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in soil

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Bis(2-butoxyethyl) adipate is readily biodegradable, so soil simulation testing is not required (Annex IX point 9.2.1.3 column 2).

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According to the standard information requirements in Annex IX point 9.2.1.3 column 2, a soil simulation study need not be conducted if the substance is readily biodegradable. Bis(2-butoxyethyl) adipate is readily biodegradable, a soil simulation test is not required.