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EC number: 614-345-5
CAS number: 68155-40-8
The safety assessment according to Annex 1 does not indicate the need to investigate further the effects on aquatic organisms. Therefore no chronic fish testing is required.
A further refinement of the effect assessment may be considered
necessary based on the outcome of the chemical safety assessment. Based
on the currently available data the safety assessment according to Annex
1 does not indicate the need to investigate further the effects on
aquatic organisms. In addition, fish are in general less sensitive to
the primary fatty amine ethoxylates compared to algae and daphnia. The
available acute fish data for the primary fatty amine
ethoxylates category which covers an alkyl chain length range from C16
to C18 reveal a comparable toxicity, independent of this alkyl chain
For the calculation of the PNECaquatic bulkit is considered
unlikely that fish toxicity will be critical for primary fatty amine
ethoxylates . Hence any additional toxicity testing with fish will not
add scientific value to the ecotoxicity profile of the primary fatty
amine ethoxylates other than for obtaining a lower assessment factor. It
is therefore concluded that for scientific reasons and in accordance to
REACH legislation further testing on fish has to be avoided for reasons
of animal welfare. This means that it is proposed to waive the long term
fish unless a further refinement of the effect assessment is considered
necessary based on the outcome of the chemical safety assessment.
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