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Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests

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Waived:  Readily biodegradable

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In accordance with Column 2 of REACh Annex IX, the study need not be conducted if the substance is readiliy biodegradable. 2,6 -dimethylheptan-4 -one (diisobutyl ketone) was shown to be readily biodegradable, with 88% BOD observed after 20 days in the closed bottle test.