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Toxicity to birds

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No studies on the toxicity to birds are available for the substance.  

In Annex X Section 9.6.1 of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, it is laid down that any need for testing should be carefully considered taking into account the large mammalian dataset that is usually available at this tonnage level. In case of TEA (CAS 102-71-6), a mammalian dataset is available. In addition, the hazard assessment of the substance reveals neither a need to classify the substance as dangerous to the environment, nor is it a PBT or vPvB substance, nor are there any further indications that the substance may be hazardous to the environment. In addition, indirect exposure to the soil compartment is unlikely since the substance is readily biodegradable. For substances being considered as „readily biodegradable“, it can be assumed that they will be biologically degraded within the STP-process (see IUCLID Ch. 5.2.1). Based on the low log Kow and the low measured and estimated BCF values, significant bioaccumulation in organisms is not to be expected (see IUCLID Ch. 5.3.1).  Hence, secondary poisoning is of no concern.  

Therefore, and for reasons of animal welfare, no tests on birds are performed.