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Abiotic degradation is not expected to be relevant for 2-ethylhexyl stearate (CAS No. 22047-49-0). Since the substance is not likely to be present in the atmosphere, indirect photolysis is not to be expected. Abiotic hydrolysis is not relevant, since the substance is readily biodegradable and is expected to be eliminated through biodegradation in natural waters. Additionally, estimated rates of hydrolysis are very low.