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Environmental fate & pathways

Bioaccumulation: terrestrial

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Description of key information

BCF earthworm = 0.84 (pH 6.5) (Sorbic acid)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

BCF (terrestrial species):
0.84 dimensionless

Additional information

The BCF eartworm for Sorbic acid as calculated according to the method outlined in the EU TGD. Under environmentally relevant condition, it amounts to 0.84, which indicates a low potential to bioaccumulate in terrestial ecosystems.