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Hazard for aquatic organisms

Freshwater

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC aqua (freshwater)
PNEC value:
17.9 µg/L
Assessment factor:
1 000
Extrapolation method:
assessment factor
PNEC freshwater (intermittent releases):
179 µg/L

Marine water

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC aqua (marine water)
PNEC value:
1.79 µg/L
Assessment factor:
10 000
Extrapolation method:
assessment factor

STP

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC STP
PNEC value:
2.97 mg/L
Assessment factor:
10
Extrapolation method:
assessment factor

Sediment (freshwater)

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC sediment (freshwater)
PNEC value:
1.83 mg/kg sediment dw
Extrapolation method:
equilibrium partitioning method

Sediment (marine water)

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC sediment (marine water)
PNEC value:
1.83 mg/kg sediment dw
Extrapolation method:
equilibrium partitioning method

Hazard for air

Hazard for terrestrial organisms

Soil

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC soil
PNEC value:
0.053 mg/kg soil dw
Assessment factor:
10
Extrapolation method:
assessment factor

Hazard for predators

Secondary poisoning

Hazard assessment conclusion:
PNEC oral
PNEC value:
1.4 mg/kg food
Assessment factor:
30

Additional information

The PNEC soil and PNEC sediment (marine water and freshwater) was

derived from data for benzo(a)pyrene reported in EU RAR for Coal-Tar Pitch, high temperature (2008).

Conclusion on classification

Based on the scientific data and results of hazard assessment Tar, brown-coal, low-temp. is classified as Aquatic Chronic 3; H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects - according toRegulation (EC) No 1272/2008 criteria (R52/53 Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment - according to DSD criteria).