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Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Bioaccumulation study conducted in accordance with "Test method for new chemical substances" determined in Regulation Number 392 (1974). 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

BCF (aquatic species):
2 dimensionless

Additional information

The experimentally-determined log Kow of 0.05 is substantially below the criterion of log Kow ˂ 3 at which bioaccumulation testing is not indicated, as described in Regulation (EC) No.1907/2006, Annex IX, Column 2.  In addition, the bioaccumulation study of the substance in carp indicated that bioconcentration is not of concern; the BCF value 2 from the low concentration test and BCF≤ 0.7 from the high concentration test are each substantially below the definitive criteria for both bioaccumulative (> 2,000 L/kg) and very bioaccumulative (>5,000 L/kg).  Therefore, bioaccumulation is not expected in the aquatic compartment.