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‘Glycerides, C8-18 and C18-unsatd. (SDA Reporting Number: 01-001-00)’ demonstrates low toxicity to all terrestrial (e.g. rat, mouse, rabbit and guinea-pig) and aquatic (e.g. aquatic invertebrates and algae) species tested. Once taken up into the organisms, the constituent triglycerides are well known to be broken down into glycerol and fatty acids which then undergob-oxidation and are used as a source of energy (Oxley, 2005 and 2006).

The weight of evidence suggest that toxicity to the terrestrial environment is not likely.