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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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toxicity to terrestrial plants: short-term
Data waiving:
exposure considerations
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because direct and indirect exposure of the soil compartment is unlikely
Justification for type of information:
The performance of a test for toxicity to terrestrial plants was considered not scientifically justified. REACH Regulation No. 1907/2006, Annex IX, Sect. 9.4, Col. 2, states as follows: “9.4.3: These studies need not to be conducted if direct and indirect exposure of the soil compartment is unlikely.” Direct and indirect exposure of the test item to soil is highly unlikely. Due to the unstable nature of organic peroxides, it can be assumed that upon contact with soil and organic matter, the test item undergoes rapid degradation resulting in the formation of respective alcohols and acids. Thus, toxicity to terrestrial plants was considered not scientifically justified. In addition, BCF calculations (BCF = 925 L/kg wwt) with EPIWIN 4.1 indicate that the substance is not bioaccumulating.

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The performance of a test for toxicity to terrestrial plants was considered not scientifically justified. REACH Regulation No. 1907/2006, Annex IX, Sect. 9.4, Col. 2, states as follows: “9.4.3: These studies need not to be conducted if direct and indirect exposure of the soil compartment is unlikely.” Direct and indirect exposure of the test item to soil is highly unlikely. Due to the unstable nature of organic peroxides, it can be assumed that upon contact with soil and organic matter, the test item undergoes rapid degradation resulting in the formation of respective alcohols and acids. Thus, toxicity to terrestrial plants was considered not scientifically justified. In addition, BCF calculations (BCF = 925 L/kgwwt) with EPIWIN 4.1 indicate that the substance is notbioaccumulating. 

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