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Toxicity to birds

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Based on the available information, there are no indications for a bioaccumulation potential of the test substance (see chapter 4.3.3).

Consequently, secondary poisoning is not a relevant exposure route. Hence, a respective assessment is not performed for this substance

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According to chapter R16 of the Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment published by ECHA (2008), a substance can be assessed in a first step based on classification on the basis of mammalian toxicity data whether it has a potential to cause toxic effects if accumulated in higher organisms. For substances that are classified as Very Toxic (T+) or Toxic (T) or harmful (Xn) with at least one of the risk phrases R48, R60, R61, R62, R63 or R64, secondary poisoning is a relevant route of exposure. As the test substance is not classified as toxic or harmful, it is not considered to cause toxic effects in predators.

Additionally, based on the available information, there are no indications for a bioaccumulation potential of the test substance (see chapter 4.3.3). Consequently, secondary poisoning is not a relevant exposure route. Hence, a study with birds is not performed.