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Environmental fate & pathways

Biodegradation in soil

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Description of key information

Since Mequinol is readily biodegradable, simulation test in soil is not required.

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Additional information

Based on loss of UV absorbancy, Alexander and Lustigman (1966), found that paramethoxyphenol was degraded in 8 days by soil microflora.