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Toxicity to birds

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Endpoint:
long-term toxicity to birds
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other justification
Justification for data waiving:
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Toxicity to birds:

Considering the use of test chemical as a foam booster in shampoos; it is a medium strength surfactant also used in bath products like hand soaps; also used in cosmetics as an emulsifying agent and thickener & even if the chemical is accidentally exposed to the soil compartment, there is likely to be little or moderate adsorption of chemical in soil compartment on the basis of log Koc value (2.156 to 2.811) and its half-life period in soil is 30 days, thus it is not persistent in soil compartment and the direct & indirect exposure of chemical in the soil compartment is unlikely.

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Toxicity to birds:

Considering the use of test chemical as a foam booster in shampoos; it is a medium strength surfactant also used in bath products like hand soaps; also used in cosmetics as an emulsifying agent and thickener & even if the chemical is accidentally exposed to the soil compartment, there is likely to be little or moderate adsorption of chemical in soil compartment on the basis of log Koc value (2.156 to 2.811) and its half-life period in soil is 30 days, thus it is not persistent in soil compartment and the direct & indirect exposure of chemical in the soil compartment is unlikely.