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Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
according to guideline
other: EEC Directive 79/831 Annex V, Part A 3.10
GLP compliance:
Test procedure:
burning time (test type not further specified)
or specified in description of method (migrated information)
Burning time:
0 s
Remarks on result:
other: Ignition with a hot platinum wire results in melting of the substance. The molten substance does not sustain a flame.
Remarks on result:
no reaction with water observed
corresponding to 'no' in migrated source record.
Interpretation of results:
non flammable
Migrated information
The substance is not considered highly flammable.
Executive summary:

In a guideline test according to EEC Directive 79/831 Annex V, Part A 3.10, it was determined that the test substance is not flammable.

Description of key information

Flammability: non flammable.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

non flammable

Additional information

In a guideline test according to EEC method A 10, it was determined that the test substance is not flammable as ignition with a hot platinum wire (ca. 1000 °C) resulted in melting of the substance but did not sustain a flame. From water solubility test it is known that the substance does not emit flammable gases in contact with water and experience in handling and use supports that the substance is non-pyrophoric. Thus, the substance is considered non-flammable.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Due to lack of flammability the substance is not required to be classified for flammability according to CLP (Regulation EC No 1272/2008) or DSD (Directive 67/548/EEC). Experience in handling and use has shown that the substance is neither pyrophoric nor self-heating and does not react with water forming flammable gases. Thus, classification for these endpoints is not required.