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3-phenoxybenzoic acid
** 3-carboxydiphenylether ** diphenylether-3-carboxylic acid ** mPBAcid ** 3PBA ** 3PBAc ** PBA ** Translations

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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information

Description: Chemical transformation product

Availability status: Not applicable

Introduction & key dates: Not applicable

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Not applicable
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Not applicable
Date inclusion expires Not applicable
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS) Not applicable
Listed in EU database No

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries: Click to access a note on the approvals information on this site

AT

BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HR

HU

IE

IT

LT

LU

LV

MT

NL

PL

PT

RO

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UK

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism None
Chemical formula C13H10O3
Canonical SMILES C1=CC=C(C=C1)OC2=CC=CC(=C2)C(=O)O
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) NXTDJHZGHOFSQG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C13H10O3/c14-13(15)10-5-4-8-12(9-10)16-11-6-2-1-3-7-11/h1-9H,(H,14,15)
Structure diagram/image available? Yes

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Metabolite
Metabolite Type Soil, Surface Water, Groundwater, Sediment
Substance group Unclassified
Minimum active substance purity -
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Not applicable
CAS RN 3739-38-6
EC number 223-121-2
CIPAC number -
US EPA chemical code Not applicable
PubChem CID -
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 214.22
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) 3-phenoxybenzoic acid
IUPAC name 3-phenoxybenzoic acid
CAS name 3-phenoxybenzoic acid
Other status information -
Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards -
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not applicable
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) Not applicable
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Examples of recorded resistance -
Physical state -
Related substances & organisms -

Can be a metabolite of:
Parent Formation medium Estimated maximum occurrence fraction 1107/2009 relevancy Click here for further information on 1107/2009 relevancy
beta-cypermethrin Soil   0.171   Major fraction; Relevant
cypermethrin Soil   0.102   Major fraction, Relevant
alpha-cypermethrin Soil   0.054   Major fraction, Relevant
deltamethrin Soil   0.0056   Minor fraction, Relevant
esfenvalerate Soil   0.271   Major fraction; Relevant
gamma-cyhalothrin Soil     Minor fraction
lambda-cyhalothrin Soil   0.314   Major fraction, Relevant
zeta-cypermethrin Soil   0.084   Minor fraction, Relevant

Formulations:
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Example manufacturers & suppliers of products using this active now or historically
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Example products using this active -
UK LERAP status Not applicable
Formulation and application details -


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe environmental fate on this site Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with fate data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret environmental fate data
Solubility - In water at 20oC (mg l-1) 24.7 A5 Low
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) - - -
Melting point (oC) 149 V3 -
Boiling point (oC) - - -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 8.13 X 1003 Calculated -
Log P 3.91 V3 High
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.24 Q2 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC 3.92 V3 -
Note: Weak acid
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 0.59 V3 - @ 25 degC Low volatility
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 2.40 X 10-04 V3 - @ 25 degC Non-volatile
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index 2.46 Calculated Transition state
SCI-GROW groundwater index (μg l-1) for a 1 kg ha-1 or 1 l ha-1 application rate Click here for a note on the limitations of the SCI-GROW index Value 8.70 X 10-02 Calculated -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated Low
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance degradation Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with degradation data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance degradation data
General biodegradability -
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) 14.0 A5 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) 14.0 A5 Non-persistent
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) 61.4 A5 -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note EU dossier (across several different parent substances) lab studies DT50 range 0.6-61.9 days; DT90 range 2.6-206 days; Industry data lab DT50 50 days (E3)
Dissipation rate RL50 on plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value 2.83 A5 Moderately fast
Note pH sensitive: 1.07 days at pH 4, 4,.07 days at pH9, 20 deg C
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value Stable A5 -
Note Stable at pH 4,7 and 9
Water-sediment DT50 (days) 8.0 A5 Fast
Water phase only DT50 (days) 10.2 A5 Moderately fast

Soil adsorption and mobility:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance adsorption and mobility Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with adsorption and mobility data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance adsorption and mobility
Linear Kd 2.0 A5 Moderately mobile
Koc 120.8
Notes and range EU dossier (across several different parent substances) Kd range 1.308-2.958 mL/g, Koc range 80.3-176.8 mL/g, Soils= 11
Freundlich Kf 1.15 A5 Mobile
Kfoc 72.0
1/n 0.81
Notes and range EU dossier (across several different parent substances) Kf range 0.76-2.08 mL/g, Kfoc range 46-91 mL/g, 1/n range 0.70-0.88, Soils=4
pH sensitivity No


ECOTOXICOLOGY

Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance ecotoxicology Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with ecotoxicology data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance ecotoxicology
Bio-concentration factor BCF (l kg-1) - - -
CT50 (days) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 1511 A5 Rat Moderate
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) - - -
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) > 103.2 A5 Lepomis macrochirus Low
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) 39.0 A5 Daphnia magna Moderate
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, static, water (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) - - -
Non-target plants - - -
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Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) 85.0 A5 Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata Low
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) 74 A5 Eisenia foetida, corr Moderate
Earthworms - Chronic 14 day NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) 18.5 A5 Eisenia foetida, corr Moderate
Other soil macro-organisms - e.g. Collembola LR50 / EC50 / NOEC / % Effect - - -
Other arthropod (1) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Soil micro-organisms Nitrogen mineralisation: No significant adverse effect
Carbon mineralisation: No significant adverse effect
A5
Dose 0.12mg kg-1, 28days
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Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

General:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe human health and protection issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with human health and protection data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret human health and protection data
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (Cramer Class) Click here for a note on the limitations of the Cramer class High (class III) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 1511 A5 Rat Moderate
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) - - -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints Intraperitoneal LD50 = 350 mg kg-1 V3 Mouse -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
AAOEL - Acute Acceptable Operator Exposure Level (mg kg-1 bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
Dermal penetration studies (%) - - -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 - - -
Exposure Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public -
Occupational -
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water Standards - - -
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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General human health issues No further information available

: Yes, known to cause a problem
: No, known not to cause a problem
: Possibly, status not identified
- : No data found

Handling issues:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance handling issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with data on handling issues Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret data on handling issues
General Click here for a description of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) codes No information available
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases -
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases -
WHO Classification NL - Not listed
US EPA Classification (formulation) Not applicable - -
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

Language Name
English 3-phenoxybenzoic acid
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Danish -
Italian -
Spanish -
Greek -
Slovenian 3-fenoksibenzojeva kislina
Polish kwas 3-fenoksybenzoesowy
Swedish -
Hungarian -
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Record last updated: Thursday 01 November 2018
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