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Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Ethyl (S)-lactate is readily biodegradable. A hydrolysis study is therefore not required according to Annex VIII, point, column 2 of the REACH Regulation. The atmospheric half-life of Ethyl (S)-lactate in air has been estimated at 2.6 days for phototransformation (OH radical attack).

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