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Long-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates

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long-term toxicity to aquatic invertebrates
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exposure considerations
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Long-term studies with aquatic invertebrates are not required based on exposure considerations.

Chronic testing on aquatic invertebrates is currently ongoing for the read-across substance OMC. As soon as all results are available, the chronic data will be included in this dossier for IMC.

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According to Regulation (EC) 1907/2006, Annex IX, column 2 long-term toxicity testing shall be proposed by the registrant if the chemical safety assessment according to Annex I indicates the need to investigate further the effects on aquatic organisms. As the chemical safety assessment shows no need to investigate further the potential effects on aquatic organisms, performing long-term toxicity tests is not required.

Long-term toxicity testing is not needed, because there is no risk indicated from the chemical safety assessment (CSA). According to endpoint specific guidance R.7B (p.50), the CSA indicates a need to investigate long-term effects on aquatic organisms if the PEC/PNEC > 1, or for substances with log KOW>3 (or BCF >100) if a PEClocalor PECregional>1/100th of the water solubility.

For isopentyl p-methoxycinnamate both conditions are not fulfilled.