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PBT assessment: overall result

Reference
Name:
Sodium Chloride
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: bulk
Reference substance:
Sodium Chloride
PBT status:
PBT assessment does not apply
Justification:

PBT status: PBT assessment does not apply. It is considered that the substance is not PBT / vPvB.

Justification: In accordance with Annex XIII of the REACH Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation) ; Criteria for the identification of persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic substances, and very persistent and very bioaccumulative will not apply to inorganic substances.

Annex XIII to the REACH Regulation is generally applicable to any substance containing an organic moiety. Based on the common definition of an organic substance in chemistry, PBT and vPvB criteria are not applicable to inorganic substances.  Sodium chloride is an inorganic substance, therefore PBT assessment does not apply. 

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