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Long-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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There are no long-term toxicity tests with aquatic invertebrates exposed to Diisobutyl Carbinol (DIBC).

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Diisobutyl Carbinol (DIBC) is classified as readily biodegradable with high solubility, low vapor pressure, an estimated Log Kow of 3.08 and a low potential for bioaccumulation. According to REACH Annex IX requirements, long-term toxicity testing shall only be considered when the chemical safety assessment indicates the need for further investigations. The chemical safety assessment, according to Annex I, does not indicate a need to investigate any other effects since DIBC has no hazard classification based on available toxicity data. Therefore long-term toxicity testing with aquatic invertebrates is waived for DIBC.