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Toxicity to soil microorganisms

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The substance has no high potential to adsorb to soil and is not very persistent. Chlorine dissipates rapidly in contact with soil with a DT50 of < 1 minutes. The environmental risk assessment for the terrestrial compartment was performed on the basis of a calculated PNECsoil of 0.03 µg/kg, derived from the PNECaquatic using the equilibrium partitioning method. The resulting PEC/PNECsoil values are < 1.
In accordance with column 2 of REACH Annex IX, Effects on soil micro-organisms (required in section 9.4.2) do not need to be conducted as the equilibrium partitioning method was applied to assess the hazard to soil organisms.

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