Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Hazard for aquatic organisms

Hazard for air

Hazard for terrestrial organisms

Hazard for predators

Additional information

Substance is an intermediate; no PNECs need to be derived.

Conclusion on classification

Available data on short-term toxicity to fish show that the most sensitive LC50 value of benzonitrile is 54 mg/L. But as the substance is readily biodegradable it is not classified as hazardous to the aquatic environment.