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Data on physico-chemical properties of 3 -methoxybutan-1-ol are available from peer-reviewed handbooks and proprietary sources. Where handbooks are used these have been assessed and it has been determined that values from these are based on a critical evaluation of peer-reviewed data and a consequent selection of a reliable and representative value for the property under investigation. Therefore, although the method used is not known, the values are acceptable as they are from a reliable secondary source of physico-chemical data and have been given a Klimisch score of 2 to reflect this.

Proprietary data used as key studies has been given a Klimisch score of either 1 or 2 based on assessment of the reliability of the data.

For the partition coefficient a value calculated using KOWWIN (USEPA, 2008) is considered reliable as a key study as the calculated value is far below the Kow value considered likely to be bioaccumulative.

According to criteria in Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 the substance is not classified on the basis of physico-chemical properties.