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Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Accumulation in organisms is not to be expected.

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The low log Kow (1.35) of 4'-hydroxyacetophenone indicates low bioaccumulation potential. According to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, a bioaccumulation study need therefore not be conducted. Additionally, the substance is readily biodegradable (ca. 90 % biodegradation after 14 days) and is not expected to persist in the aquatic environment.