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Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment
Type of information:
calculation (if not (Q)SAR)
Remarks:
Migrated phrase: estimated by calculation
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: generally accepted calculation method

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: unpublished calculation
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2012

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The bioaccumulation factor BCF of dimethyl carbonate was calculated using EPIWIN v4.00, BCFBAF v3.00.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Dimethyl carbonate
EC Number:
210-478-4
EC Name:
Dimethyl carbonate
Cas Number:
616-38-6
Molecular formula:
C3H6O3
IUPAC Name:
dimethyl carbonate

Test organisms

Test organisms (species):
other: fish

Results and discussion

Bioaccumulation factor
Type:
BCF
Value:
< 3.2 L/kg
Basis:
whole body w.w.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Validity criteria fulfilled:
not applicable
Conclusions:
The calculation of the BCF yielded values < 3.2 L/kg ww.
Executive summary:

The bioaccumulation factor BCF of dimethyl carbonate was calculated using EPIWIN v4.00, BCFBAF v3.00. BCF values < 3.2 L/kg ww were obtained using the regression based method and the Arnot-Gobas method.