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Short-term toxicity to fish

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Aquatic toxicity studies of 2-ethylhexanoic acid, iron salt are not available.Thus, read-across to the assessment entities soluble iron substances and2-ethylhexanoic acidis applied since the ions of2-ethylhexanoic acid, iron saltdetermine its fate and toxicity in the environment. Relevant effects of soluble iron salts to fish were not identified. Regarding the 2-ethylhexanoate anion, toxicity testing on freshwater fish revealed a low hazard potential as indicated by an LC50 (96h) of >100 mg/L.Thus, 2-ethylhexanoic acid, iron salt appears to have a low potential for acute toxicity to fish.

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