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Phototransformation in air

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Overall OH Rate Constant =   28.722 E-12 cm3/molecule-sec
Concentration of OH radicals: 0.5E6 OH/cm3

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Half-life in air:
1.117 d
Degradation rate constant with OH radicals:
1.241 cm³ molecule-1 d-1

Additional information

Assuming a 12 -hour day, the atmospheric half-life of bis(2 -ethylhexyl) maleinate is about 1.1 days based on reaction with hydroxyl radicals under annual averaged conditions of the northern hemisphere.