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PBT assessment: overall result

sodium caprolactamate
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
solid: bulk
>= 15 - <= 20.5 % (w/w)
Reference substance:
sodium caprolactamate
Reference substance:
sodium caprolactamate
This additive is considered relevant for the classification and labelling of the substance
PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB

Sodium caprolactamate hydrolyses under physiological conditions with the formation of epsilon-Caprolactam and sodium hydroxide.

Whilst epsilon-Caprolactam is known to be readily biodegradable, sodium hydroxide is not expected to have PBT / vPvB properties due to its chemical nature.