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EC number: 228-408-6
CAS number: 6259-76-3
No data are available on the toxicity of hexyl salicylate to birds.
data point has been waived for hexyl salicylate on the grounds that
exposure is not expected to occur. A study by Simonich et al (2000)
demonstrated that hexyl salicylate removal is highly efficient during
wastewater treatment (98.7 – 99.8% following primary and secondary
removal, depending on the type of treatment), and consequently exposure
will be negligible. Furthermore, hexyl salicylate is readily
biodegradable and therefore non-persistent in the environment. Resulting
degradation products show low log Kow values and low anticipated
ecotoxicity, and the equilibrium partitioning method is therefore
considered sufficiently conservative for risk assessment. Under these
circumstances, data for the effects of hexyl salicylate on birds are
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