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Propanoic acid (n-pentyl propionate) is classified as readily biodegradable with a low potential for bioaccumulation. No hazards have been identified for the environmental compartment.

According to REACH Annex IX requirements, terrestrial toxicity testing shall only be considered when the chemical safety assessment indicates the need for further investigations. Hence, terrestrial toxicity testing can be waived for n-pentyl propionate.