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Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests

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Not relevant due to ready biodegradation.

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In accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, Annex IX, Column 2, 9.2.1.2 and 9.2.1.4, simulation testing on ultimate degradation in surface water and sediment is not required since Sorbitan tristearate (CAS No. 26658-19-5) is readily biodegradable.