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The physico-chemical properties of the substance, together with fugacity modelling, indicate that the substance is not expected to be distributed into sediment. As a result, the risk for this compartment is considered to be low and no information on effects on sediment–dwelling organisms is needed.

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Results of sediment tests are not available. Modelling indicates that the substance will be highly mobile in water with negligible adsorption to sediment. It can be assumed that the outcome of tests through exposure to sediment pore water will not differ significantly from that arising through exposure in the overlaying water and, as a result, hazards resulting from uptake of sediment can be excluded.