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The BCF of the substance was calculated with the program BCFBAF using a fragment-based approach (Meylan et al. 1999) and with a QSAR built on the relationship between log Kow and BCF (Veith et al. 1979). The predicted values are 202 L/kg and 501 L/kg, respectively. The B criterion is not fulfilled for the substance menthyl acetate and the substance is considered as not bioaccumulative. A valid bioconcentration study with fish of the substance DL-menthol resulted in a maximum BCF of 15 L/kg, which supports the conclusion that menthyl acetate is not bioaccumulative.