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Long-term toxicity to fish

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No data are required for the long-term toxicity of hexyl salicylate to fish.  

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Long-term fish toxicity testing as described in Annex IX is not considered to be necessary as the chemical safety assessment demonstrates safe use of the material. In addition hexyl salicylate is readily biodegradable, with rapid mineralisation to CO2 occurring in aerobic aquatic systems.