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Limited data are available for the toxicity of citric acid to terrestrial organisms. However, further testing is not considered necessary because:

  • Risk characterisation ratios obtained using PNECsoilcalculated from the PNECaquaticby the equilibrium partitioning method are <1.
  • The substance has a negative Log Kow value and therefore, partitioning to the terrestrial compartment is expected to be minimal.