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Due to the structural properties, hydrolysis is not expected to be an important fate path.

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According to Lyman et al. (1990) glycols are generally resistant to aqueous environmental hydrolysis. Therefore 1,6-Hexandiol is not expected to hydrolyze in the environment. Thus, no test on hydrolysis is performed.