Registration Dossier

Data platform availability banner - registered substances factsheets

Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

Diss Factsheets

Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

Currently viewing:

Administrative data

Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

No information is traced about thioglycolic acid potential for bioaccumulation in aquatic organisms. Nevertheless based on the information gathered concerning physico-chemical properties (high water solubility and low potential for octanol/water partition as indicated by Log Pow), one can expect that thioglycolic acid and its salts will not bioaccumulate in aquatic organisms.

Moreover, as the substance is readily biodegradable, the substance is not P/vP and so not PBT/vPvB. In this context and according to the REACH regulation, guidance R11 PBT assessment, no more studies are needed.