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PBT assessment: overall result

PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB
Justification:

-         Heptanal is readily biodegradable: 63-74 % in 28 days, (OECD 301 D).

-         Based on its log Kow value (2.8) heptanal has a low potential for bioaccumulation.

-         Heptanal does not fulfil the Toxic criterion: concerning the aquatic compartment EC50 or LC50 > 0.1 mg/L and NOEC for mammals > 30 mg/kg food. Last but not least, heptanalis not classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction.

 

Consequently, heptanal is not PBT nor vPvB.