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Hydrolysis

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Description of key information

In accordance with REACH Annex VIII column 2, the study does not need to be conducted as the substance is readily biodegradable.

If released into water, succinic anhydride will rapidly hydrolyze; the half-life of succinic anhydride in water is 4.3 minutes at 25 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Half-life for hydrolysis:
4.3 min
at the temperature of:
25 °C

Additional information

In accordance with REACH Annex VIII column 2, the study does not need to be conducted as the substance is readily biodegradable.

If released into water, succinic anhydride will rapidly hydrolyze; the half-life of succinic anhydride in water is 4.3 minutes at 25 °C.