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Found in water, soil, and airRDX particles can enter air when it is disposed of by burning. RDX can enter water from disposal of waste water from ammunition plants. RDX can enter water or soil from spills or leaks from improper disposal at plants or hazardous waste sites and at current and former military installations.
Removal from soil, water, and airRDX is slow dissolving in water. It does not bind significantly to soils and can leach to groundwater from soil. In water and air, RDX can break down in hours, but breaks down more slowly in soil. It does not build up in fish or people.


Cover of Toxicological Profile for RDX
Toxicological Profile for RDX.
Abadin H, Smith C, Ingerman L, et al.

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