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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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No toxicity test results are available for terrestrial plants exposed to tripropylene glycol n-butyl ether highers.

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Based upon a read across to Tripropylene glycol n-butyl ether (TPnB), Tripropylene glycol n-butyl ether highers is readily biodegradable and has a low potential to bioaccumulate with a Log Kow <3. Also, based on physical and chemical property parameters of TPnB-H, it can be concluded that the ultimate compartment is the aquatic compartment. Therefore, direct and indirect exposure to the soil compartment is unlikely and a waiver is proposed for toxicity testing with terrestrial plants.