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During waste water treatment, the substance is completely mineralized to CO2 under inherent biodegradation conditions, within 14 days at the latest, i.e. it is biologically instable. 70% are mineralized within 10 days (non-adapted sludge). Adapted sludge mineralize faster, since 70% degradation where reached within 5 days. Hence it is irrelevant for environmental contamination, whether the substance is abiotically stable or not, since - due to its mineralization - contamination of the environment via surface waters will not occur and does hence not have to be considered for the Chemical Safety Assessment.

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