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Disposal Methods

SRP: The most favorable course of action is to use an alternative chemical product with less inherent propensity for occupational exposure or environmental contamination. Recycle any unused portion of the material for its approved use or return it to the manufacturer or supplier. Ultimate disposal of the chemical must consider: the material's impact on air quality; potential migration in soil or water; effects on animal, aquatic, and plant life; and conformance with environmental and public health regulations.

2-Hexanone was shown to undergo rapid (less than eight weeks) anaerobic biodegradation utilizing an anaerobic digester sludge inoculum.

The following wastewater treatment technologies have been investigated for 2-hexanone: Activated carbon.

Spray into the furnace. Incineration will become easier by mixing with a more flammable solvent. Recommendable method: Incineration.

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