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Toxicity to macroorganisms

LC50: >1000 mg/kg dw soil; OECD 222; Hairong, Y. (2012)

NOEC (reproduction): 1000 mg/kg dw soil; OECD 222; Hairong, Y. (2012)

Toxicity to terrestrial plants

Seed germination and root elongation EC50: > 1000 mg/L; US EPA OPPTS 850.4200; Chenfang, M (2012)

Additional information

Both the earthworm reproduction test and the seed germination and root elongation test were conducted in accordance with International guidelines and GLP. In both cases the validity criteria were met, therefore both studies can be regarded as valid and reliable and the data representative of the effects Tetraesters of pentaerythritol with 2- methylpropanoic acid and 3,5,5-trimethyl-hexanoic acid has on respective terrestrial endpoints.