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PBT assessment: overall result

PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB
Justification:

Substance does not meet the criteria for PBT.

Normal paraffins in the C9 to C14 Aliphatics Category (2% aromatics) are readily biodegradable, exhibiting 77 to 83% biodegradation in 28 days based on oxygen consumption and meeting the 10-day window. (see section 5.2 for study details)

No acute toxicity was observed using Water accomodated fraction studies in both fish and invertebrates with loadings >1000mg/L. Additionally no chronic effects were observed in fish or invertebrates at loadings >1mg/L. (see section 6.1 for study details)