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Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Description of key information

Accumulation in organisms is not to be expected.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

BCF (aquatic species):
3.2 L/kg ww

Additional information

In accordance with column 2 of REACH Annex IX, the study need not be conducted since the substance has a log Kow less or equal than 3. 2-[2-(3-aminopropoxy)ethoxy]ethanol (CAS 112-33-4) has a log Kow of -1.47 (measured; BASF SE, 2013).

The log BCF was estimated to be 0.5 using the BCFBAF Program v3.01 of EPI Suite v4.10 (BASF SE, 2013). The BCF estimate is less accurate since the substance is slightly out of the BCF estimation domain based on the measured log Kow.

Based on these results it can be concluded that accumulation in organisms is not to be expected.