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Ecotoxicological information

Endpoint summary

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Additional information

Concerning terrestrial short-term toxicity effects, tests for representatives of each trophic level (earthworm, plant, microorganisms) are available. As to long-term toxicity effects, tests are available for two trophic levels (plant, microorganisms). The test results presented hereby confirmed that the toxicity profile of 2-phenoxyethanol for terrestrial species is of low concern. The most sensitive species were plants (Brassica napus, EC50 of 131 mg/kg soil DM and NOEC of =< 243 mg/kg soil DM).

Secondary poisoning can be excluded, since the bioaccumulation potential is low (see chapter 5.3). Therefore, toxicity tests to birds are not indicated and hence, are not proposed due to animal welfare.