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Adsorption / desorption

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Description of key information

The testing for adsoption coefficient has been assessed as unnecessary for this substance based on a number of factors as discussed in the waiver.

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Additional information

Laponite® Type 1, which is a commercial product of this substance, has applications mainly in surface coatings (in paints and paper) and in the cosmetics market. It is unlikely that the uses for which this material is applied would result in exposure to soil / sediment systems.