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Based on unequivocally positive QSAR predictions (BIOWIN v4.10) and a supporting study investigating the biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) ethyl-(S)-lactate is considered to be readily biodegradable.

Accordingly, further degradation tests (in surface water, sediment, or soil) do not need to be conducted.