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Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: terrestrial

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laboratory study; field study

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A laboratory study conducted under international guidelines and GLPs and a field study report no bioaccumulation of DecaBDE in earthworms. Multigenerations of earthworms were presumably exposed to DecaBDE in the field study. A lack of bioaccumulation is consistent with DecaBDE's high propensity to adsorb to soil and its negligible water solubility.