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Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: aquatic / sediment

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Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

Bioaccumulation of urea is not predicted.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

A study is not required: due to the low log Kow value urea is not likely to undergo bioaccumulation. Additionally, urea is utilised by fish species as a nutrient and is excreted by some species as a product of protein catabolism.