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PBT assessment: overall result

Reference
Name:
sodium 2-mercaptoethanolate
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
liquid
Reference substance:
sodium 2-mercaptoethanolate
PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB
Justification:

Persistence:

The substance is readily biodegradable. The DT50 was determined to be 0.079d (1.9h). Therefore, it is not "P" or "vP".

Bioaccumulation:

The substance has a log Kow of ≤4.5 and may therefore be considered to be “not B/vB”.

Toxicity:

For the substance long-term toxicity data is available for two trophic levels with NOEC/EC10 values of >0.01. However, the substance is classified as reproduction category 2 and STOT RE category 2. Therefore, the substance is assessed to be “T”.