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PBT assessment: overall result

PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB
Justification:

Summary and overall Conclusions on PBT or vPvB Properties

The substance cannot be considered to fulfil all the criteria for Persistence, Toxicity or Bioaccumulation, as specified in REACH Annex XIII. As such, the substance cannot be considered a PBT or vPvB substance, based on the available data.

Trimethylaluminium reacts spontaneously with water and air therefore trimethylaluminium is not predicted to be either persistent in the environment or bioaccumulative.

Trimethylaluminium reacts spontaneously with water to produce aluminium hydroxide and methane or methanol and also reacts spontaneously with air; the products of complete combustion being aluminium oxide, carbon dioxide and water. Aluminium oxide and aluminium hydroxide cannot be considered to fulfil the criteria for toxicity.