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Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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bioaccumulation in aquatic species: fish
Data waiving:
study scientifically not necessary / other information available
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because the substance has a low potential for bioaccumulation based on log Kow <=3

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The study does not need to be conducted, as the potential for bioaccumulation is extremely low, regarding the log Kow of -0.54, the readily biodegradability and the presence in metabolism processes in most organisms. Hence, lactic acid is unlikely to bioconcentrate.

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