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Description of key information

The log kow of ethylene is 1.13

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Log Kow (Log Pow):
1.13
at the temperature of:
20 °C

Additional information

The Handbook by Hansch et al. (1995) is peer reviewed and is considered reliable and acceptable for use as a key study for this endpoint. The supporting study (Meylan and Howard 1995) is a peer reviewed QSAR and reports a value of 1.27 and supports the value reported in the key study.