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Due to the high water solubility (83 g/L) and the low log Kow (0.41), furfural is not expected to bioaccumulate.

Calculated BCF for fish: 1.41 L/kg (Veith et al., 1979)

Calculated BCF for worm: 0.95 L/kg (Connel & Markwell, 1990)

Additional reference: Connel DW & Markwell RD, 1990: Bioaccumulation in the soil to earthworm system. Chemosphere 20, 91 -100