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Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

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No experimental data on Sodium lactate are available. Sodium lactate fully dissociates into Na+ ions and lactate in aqueous environments. The transport and distribution behaviour of Sodium lactate in the environment can be understood in terms of the transport and distribution behaviour of sodium cations and lactic acid.

Sodium ions may form stable inorganic or organic salts with other counter ions leading to different fates in soil and water compartments in the environment depending on the ion composition. Sodium is naturally present in the environment (water, soil). Adsorption of Sodium chloride is not predicted to occur to any appreciable extent since Sodium chloride is inorganic and has a high water solubility.

Due to its physicochemical properties, lactic acid will be present, remain, or distribute to, aqueous compartments, and will be rapidly degraded or metabolized there.

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