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EC number: 201-766-0
CAS number: 87-69-4
Tartaric acid was not found to be significant toxic to neither
aquatic invertebrates nor aquatic algae. Furthermore, data predicted by
valid QSAR models allow to exclude its toxicity to fish and aquatic
Based on the assumption that in dilute aqueous conditions of
defined pH, a salt will be fully dissociated and will behave no
differently to the parent acid at identical concentration of the
particular speciated form present, the aquatic toxicity of tartaric acid
salts (i.e. monosodium, monopotassium, sodium potassium, sodium,
potassium and calcium tartrate) may be assessed using data specific for
tartaric acid. Therefore, also the tartaric acid salts are deemed to be
non-toxic to aquatic environment.
According to Regulation (EC) n. 1272/2008, the substances should not be
classified for the aquatic toxicity because the data currently available
are judged as "conclusive but not sufficient for the classification".
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