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Toxic effects on livestock and pets

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Expert Judgement 
Due to the absence of chemical groups or other structural alerts this substance is not considered to exhibit an high hazard potential. The chemical is currently of low priority for further work because of its low hazard profile.
The manufacture, transport and current end-use of Potassium oxide is not considered to pose a significant risk to the livestock and pets. The chemical does not warrant due to its ready biodegradation and limited potential for bioaccumulation.
Exposure to livestock and pets is extremely limited and highly controlled through the use of engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and use of closed production systems.
Therefore testing for Toxic effects on livestock and pets does not need to be performed.

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Expert Judgement

Due to the absence of chemical groups or other structural alerts this substance is not considered to exhibit an high hazard potential. The chemical is currently of low priority for further work because of its low hazard profile.

The manufacture, transport and current end-use of Potassium oxide is not considered to pose a significant risk to the livestock and pets. The chemical does not warrant due to its ready biodegradation and limited potential for bioaccumulation.

Exposure to livestock and pets is extremely limited and highly controlled through the use of engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and use of closed production systems.

Therefore testing for Toxic effects on livestock and pets does not need to be performed.