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PBT assessment: overall result

PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB


The substance was found to be readily biodegradable in a valid standard screening test. The screening assignment therefore is "not P".



The substance has a log Kow of 2.2, which is clearly below the cut-off criterion of 4.5 for PBT substances, and as well below the waiving criterion of log Kow 3.0 as given in column 2 of REACH Annex IX. The substance therefore is not to be considered (v)B.



A study on the toxicity of methyl benzoate to freshwater algae is the only available aquatic toxicity test that can be regarded as a long-term study. The EC10 value found in this study is clearly greater than 0.01 mg/L. The substance has no CMR properties and does not exhibit chronic or target-specific toxicity.



The substance is not PBT /vPvB.