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Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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bioaccumulation in aquatic species: fish
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study scientifically not necessary / other information available
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because the substance has a low potential for bioaccumulation based on log Kow <=3

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The weighted average log Pow of reaction mass of 2-ethyl-2 -(methoxymethyl)-propane-1,3-diol and 2 -ethylpropane-1,3 –diol is reported to be 0.42 (see Section 4.7, partition coefficient).  According to Column 2 of Annex IX of the REACH regulation, no study is required if the log Kow is below the trigger of 3 as the substance can be expected to have a low potential for bioaccumulation. Given this the potential for aquatic bioaccumulation is low and further information is not required.

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