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PBT assessment: overall result

bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
Reference substance:
bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB

The substance exhibits a low biodegradation potential.However based on the results of a Published study by Veith et al. using a method similar to OECD Guideline No. 305B, the BCF of Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether was determined to be 11 L/kg. The depuration half-life was >4 - <7 days. Based on this data, the substance is considered to have a low bioaccumulation potential.