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Toxicity to terrestrial arthropods

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toxicity to terrestrial arthropods: short-term
Data waiving:
other justification
Justification for data waiving:
a short-term study does not need to be conducted because an appropriate long-term toxicity study on terrestrial organisms is available

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One chronic terrestrial test is available with a NOEC of 1000 mg/kg dw. The chemical safety assessment indicates no need to investigate further.

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Additional information

Alkyl amidoamines/imidazolines sorb strongly to soil but the hydrolyse quickly and the intermediates are biodegraded to CO2 and H2O and NO3. Therefore one chronic earthworm test has been performed to assess the long-term risk for terrestrial species. Further tests on terrestrial organisms do not need to be conducted if no concern is indicated for the terrestrial compartment based on one chronic test result.