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5.2.1 Biodegradation in water:

In the study on ready biodegradability a degradation rate of 79 % (20 mg/L) and 92 % (10 mg/L) were determined within 29 days. Androst-4-ene-3,17-dione is considered to be "Readily Biodegradable".

5.2.2/5.2.3 Biodegradation in water and sediment/soil:

In accordance with column 2 of REACH annex IX, further degradation testing does not need to be conducted as the chemical safety assessment does not indicate a need for further investigation.

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