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''Hydrocarbons C14-C20, aliphatics (≤2% aromatics)” were found to be readily biodegradable (biodegradation in natural seawater > 60% ThOD) in OECD 306 closed bottle test (van Ginkel, 2009a). Therefore, these substances are considered readily biodegradable and no further biodegradation studies are deemed necessary.

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