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A guideline-conform ready biodegradability study showed that allyl 3-cyclohexylpropionate is readily biodegradable. Furthermore the results of the hydrolysis study show that the substance is also rapidly abiotically degraded under environmental conditions. Therefore the substance can be considered as not persistent in the environment. It fulfils the "not (v)P" criterion for vPvB and PBT assessment and can be considered as rapidly degradable for classification and labelling purposes.

A log Koc value of 3.26 (QSPR estimation) indicate that the substance has a low mobility in soil and sediments according to the classification scheme of McCall et al. (1981).

Furthermore, it is assumed that the substance has a moderate volatility from water surfaces under environmental conditions due to its Henry’s Law constant of 42 Pa · m3/mol at 25 °C.

The calculated BCFs (using BCFBAF) of the substance are 308 L/kg and 861 L/kg, respectively. The B criterion is not fulfilled for the substance and thus, the substance is considered to be not bioaccumulative.