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2 -Hydroxyethyl palmitate (CAS 4219 -49 -2) is considered to be inherently biodegradable, but not not readily biodegradable according to the OECD criteria a GLP-Guideline studies. According this data, and biodegradability of read-across relevant substanbces, 2 -Hydroxyethyl palmitate is expected to be rapidly degraded by microorganisms in both the aquatic and terrestrial environments as well.