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PBT assessment: overall result

Reference
Name:
nicotine
Type of composition:
legal entity composition of the substance
State / form:
liquid
Reference substance:
Composition 1
PBT status:
the substance is not PBT / vPvB
Justification:

- Not P/vP: Results from the test on ready biodegradability does not raise any indication on P or vP properties. Degradation of nicotine at the end of the test in water was 71%, thus nicotine is considered to be "readily biodegradable".

- Not B/vB: The LogKow value is 1.17 (18°C), thus it is furthermore concluded that no concern on B properties is given.

- Not T: Since the acute aquatic EC50 test results are >0.1 mg/L, there is no indication on T properties.

Likely routes of exposure:

Not applicable.