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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

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Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information

In accordance with column 2 of Annex IX, no experimental study needs to be conducted if the substance has a low potential for adsorption. The log Kow of 2.9 for 2 -Ethylhexanol (Perstorp, 2010) indicates a low potential for adsorption. In addition the substance is readily biodegradable (NITE, 2002).

In order to derive PNECs for sediment and soil by equilibrium partitioning, and to model exposures of these compartments (via CHESAR) , the Koc value of 131.1 L/kg will be used.

No further data on environmental transport and distribution are available or needed for 2 -ethylhexanol.