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1-Phenoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycol methyl ether) is not an oxidizing substance according to the ECHA guidance "Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment, Chapter R.7a: Endpoint specific guidance, Mai 2008). 1-Phenoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycol methyl ether) does not contain chemical groups associated with oxidising properties. With the absence of structural alerts testing is not necessary. 

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In accordance with column 2 of REACH Annex VII, the study does not need to be conducted if the substance is incapable or reacting exothermically with combustible materials. 1-Phenoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycol phenyl ether) is a saturated glycol ether with no functional and chemical groups associated with oxidising properties. 1-Phenoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycol phenyl ether) has no oxidising character. With the absence of structural alerts, classification for oxidizing properties is not required.

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