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What does oxo-biodegradable mean?

Updated: 10/12/2022
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Well, biodegradable means that it is capable of decaying through the action of living organisms such as being decomposed by bacteria or other biological means.

And the prefix oxo- indicates that a chemical compound contains oxygen linked to another atom by a double bond, used to denote that a compound is derived from a specified compound by replacement of a methylene group with a carbonyl group.

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