Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Hazard for aquatic organisms

Freshwater

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC aqua (freshwater)
PNEC value:
0.2 mg/L
Assessment factor:
50
Extrapolation method:
assessment factor
PNEC freshwater (intermittent releases):
1 mg/L

Marine water

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC aqua (marine water)
PNEC value:
0.02 mg/L
Assessment factor:
500

STP

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC STP
PNEC value:
162 mg/L
Assessment factor:
1

Sediment (freshwater)

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC sediment (freshwater)
PNEC value:
1.42 mg/kg sediment dw

Sediment (marine water)

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC sediment (marine water)
PNEC value:
0.142 mg/kg sediment dw
Assessment factor:
10

Hazard for air

Air

Hazard assessment conclusion:
no hazard identified

Hazard for terrestrial organisms

Soil

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC soil
PNEC value:
0.166 mg/kg soil dw

Hazard for predators

Secondary poisoning

Hazard assessment conclusion:
no potential for bioaccumulation

Additional information

Conclusion on classification

Based on the available data, salicylic acid is not harmful to the aquatic organisms. It is readily biodegradable and not potentially bioaccumulable.

Salicylic acid is therefore not classified as dangerous for the environment.