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Endpoint:
partition coefficient
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Guideline:
other: handbook data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not applicable - handbook data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
flask method
Partition coefficient type:
octanol-water
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Not applicable - handbook data
Analytical method:
photometric method
Type:
log Pow
Partition coefficient:
2.37
Remarks on result:
other: handbook data

m-toluic acid has a log Kow = 2.37 according to handbook data.

Conclusions:
For m-toluic acid a log Pow of 2.37 was reported.

Description of key information

EPI Suite: The estimates for the log Pow of m-toluic acid based on an atom/fragment contribution (AFC) method are 2.42 (KOWWIN™ Program Version 1.68; EPI Suite™ v.4.11, 2012).

Hansch (1995): For m-toluic acid a log Pow of 2.37 was reported.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Log Kow (Log Pow):
2.37

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