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Parent compund CAS 107 -31 -3

Short-term and long-term toxicity to terresrial organisms:

According to Regulation (EC) 1907 (2006) Annex IX section 9.4.1 column 2, a study on toxicity to soil macroorganisms does not need to be conducted as the substance is considered to be readily biodegradable. The test substance is not supposed to be directly applied to soil and an indirect exposure to soil via sewage sludge transfer is unlikely since the substance is readily biodegradable, according to OECD criteria (93% CO2 evolution, after 28 days, OECD 310, BASF SE, 1997). For a substance being considered as „readily biodegradable“, it can be assumed that it will be biodegraded within the STP process and as a consequence a transfer to the soil compartment is not expected. As a consequence, no tests on terrestrial organisms are provided.

Short-term and long-term toxicity to birds:

Data waiving accordung to EC 1907/2006 Annex X (9.6.1 column 2). Short-term or reproductive toxicity tests on birds do not need to be conducted due to the facts that a mammalian dataset is available which indicate no hazard and no bioaccumulation along the trophic chain is not expected. Furthermore the substance is not bioaccumulative. Hence, secondary poisoning is of no concern.

Hydrolysis product formic acid/formate (CAS 64 -18 -6)

Short-term and long-term toxicity to terrestrial organisms:

According to Regulation (EC) 1907 (2006) Annex IX section 9.4.1 column 2, a study on toxicity to soil macroorganisms does not need to be conducted as the substance is considered to be readily biodegradable. The test substance is not supposed to be directly applied to soil and an indirect exposure to soil via sewage sludge transfer is unlikely since the substance is readily biodegradable. The substance is readily biodegradable in freshwater based on the results of standard ready tests that show 71.5 – 95 percent removal after 5 and 20 days, respectively (Price et al. 1974; Wagner 1976). In marine water degradation rates were found between 69 - 97 % (Price et al. 1974).  For a substance being considered as „readily biodegradable“, it can be assumed that it will be biodegraded within the STP process and as a consequence a transfer to the soil compartment is not expected. As a consequence, no tests on terrestrial organisms are provided.

Short-term and long-term toxicity to birds:

Data waiving accordung to EC 1907/2006 Annex X (9.6.1 column 2). Short-term or reproductive toxicity tests on birds do not need to be conducted due to the facts that a mammalian dataset is available which indicate no hazard and no bioaccumulation along the trophic chain is not expected. Furthermore the substance is not bioaccumulative. Hence, secondary poisoning is of no concern.

Hydrolysis product methanol (CAS 67 -56 -1)

Short-term and long-term toxicity to terrestrial organisms:

According to Regulation (EC) 1907 (2006) Annex IX section 9.4.1 column 2, a study on toxicity to soil macroorganisms does not need to be conducted as the substance is considered to be readily biodegradable. The test substance is not supposed to be directly applied to soil and an indirect exposure to soil via sewage sludge transfer is unlikely since the substance is readily biodegradable, according to OECD criteria (93% CO2 evolution, after 28 days, OECD 310, BASF SE, 1997). For a substance being considered as „readily biodegradable“, it can be assumed that it will be biodegraded within the STP process and as a consequence a transfer to the soil compartment is not expected. As a consequence, no tests on terrestrial organisms are provided.

Short-term and long-term toxicity to birds:

Data waiving accordung to EC 1907/2006 Annex X (9.6.1 column 2). Short-term or reproductive toxicity tests on birds do not need to be conducted due to the facts that a mammalian dataset is available which indicate no hazard and no bioaccumulation along the trophic chain is not expected. Furthermore the substance is not bioaccumulative. Hence, secondary poisoning is of no concern.