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Environmental fate & pathways

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Administrative data

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Additional information

Biodegradation in water: screening tests

Butyric acid has been demonstrated to be readily biodegradable in a test according to OECD TG 301 E (Hüls, 1996).

 

Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests

Tests need not be conducted, as butyric acid is readily biodegradable.

 

Biodegradation in soil

Tests need not be conducted, as butyric acid is readily biodegradable.

Mode of degradation in actual use

Data for mode of degradation in actual use are not required under REACH.