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Not relevant due to ready biodegradation.

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In accordance with Annex VIII, column 2 ( of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, testing for hydrolysis as a function of pH is not required as Multi constituent ester of pentaerythritol 2-ethylhexanoate is readily biodegradable. In addition, QSAR calculations for its main components using HYDROWIN v2.00 indicate that hydrolysis is not a relevant degradation pathway at environmental conditions (DT50 [pH7] > 1 yr; Hopp, 2011).