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Ecotoxicological information

Sediment toxicity

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As the substance is also naturally occurring and its uptake and metabolism is highly regulated in organisms no negative effects on sediment-dwelling organisms is to be expected. The substance is considered as inherently biodegradable and is very fast photochemically degraded based on a calculated half life of 1.7 h (AOPWIN 1.92, 06.02.2007). Therefore, no indirect or direct exposure of soil and sediment is to be expected and no tests on sediment-dwelling organisms are required.

Furthermore, the substance is commonly used in food and feed applications (as Vitamin E supplement and antioxidant) is therefore considered as safe for the environment.