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Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Description of key information

Bioaccumulation in aquatic organisms is not to be expected.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

According to Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 Annex IX, Section 9.3.2, Column 2, the study does not need to be conducted since the substance has a log Kow less or equal than 3. Diethylene glycol has a log Kow of -1.98 (see IUCLID Ch. 4.7). Therefore, and for reasons of animal welfare, an experimental study on bioaccumulation is not provided.