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No experimental data are available. According to REACH regulation, Annex IX, section 9.3.2., column 2, no study regarding bioaccumulation needs to be conducted if the substance has a low potential for bioaccumulation (for instance a logKow < 3). 2 -dimethylaminoethanol has a measured logKow of -0.55, thus possessing no potential to accumulate in organisms. For completeness, a calculation for the bioconcentration factor (BCF) of the substance was performed using the US-EPA computer tool EPIWIN (software BCFBAFv3.00). The low bioaccumulation potential is thereby confirmed with a result of 3.162 L/kg wet weight (Chemservice S.A., 2010, revised 2019). The terrestrial bioaccumulation potential is no mandatory requirement under REACH for 2 -dimethylaminoethanol.

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