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Sediment toxicity

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Urea is rapidly broken down by soil and sediment bacteria and assimilated into the nitrogen cycle.  The very high water solubility of urea and low adsorption additionally indicates very low exposure to sediment organisms.

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No data are available: a waiver is proposed for this endpoint. Urea is rapidly broken down by soil and sediment bacteria and assimilated into the nitrogen cycle. The very high water solubility of urea and low adsorption additionally indicates very low exposure to sediment organisms.