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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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The UVCB Polyglycerine substance is demonstrated to be readily biodegradable in the OECD 301F- Manometric Respirometry test

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Biodegradation in water:
readily biodegradable

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The biodegradation of Reaction Product of 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane, sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate and water (UVCB Polyglycerine) reached 71% after 28 days, and 61% biodegradation was achieved within a 10-d window, in the OECD 301F Manometric Respirometry test.