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Environmental fate & pathways

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The Kow of trichloroethane varies between 2.17 and 2.46 (UK review and Euro Chlor review). Both are below 3.0 therefore trichloroethane would not be expected to bioaccumulate. Bioaccumulation studies confirm this (BCF = 9) and also showed that depuration is rapid (usually within 24 hours).