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partition coefficient
Type of information:
other: Handbook data
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not applicable- handbook data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: Not applicable- handbook data
log Pow
Partition coefficient:
Remarks on result:
other: temperature not reported; 25°C assumed
The partition coefficient for benzoic acid (CAS# 65-85-0) is stated as logKow of 1.87.

Description of key information

The following experimental data were extracted fromEPI Suite™ v.4.11, 2012:

Hansch, C. et al. (1995): For benzoic acid a log Kow of 1.87 was reported.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Log Kow (Log Pow):

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