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Biodegradation in water and sediment: simulation tests

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biodegradation in water: sediment simulation testing
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other justification
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other:
Transformation products:
not specified

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The chemical safety assessment indicates according to Annex I of the REACH regulation that it is not necessary to conduct the simulation test on ultimate degradation in surface water and the sediment simulation test, or to identify degradation products. Simulation tests (water and sediments) are not considered necessary because the risk characterisation ratios (RCRs) for the aquatic and sediment compartment, based on the assumption that the hydrolysis product is not biodegradable, are <1.