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PBT assessment: overall result

Benzyl propionate
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
Reference substance:
Benzyl propionate
PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB

Benzyl propionate is not considered as a PBT/vPvB substance. The test item is readily biodegradable, thus, is not assessed as persistent. The Log Kow was determined to be 2.4, which is below the set threshold of 4.5, and therefore is not considered as bioaccumulative in higher organisms. The toxicity criteria were not fulfilled. The EC10 in a toxicity study on aquatic algae was determined to be 9.98 mg/L and the test item is not classified as hazardous to human health.