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Administrative data

Endpoint:
flammable solids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study conducted in compliance with internationally accepted guidelines.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2012

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.10 (Flammability (Solids))
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Copper dichloride
EC Number:
231-210-2
EC Name:
Copper dichloride
Cas Number:
7447-39-4
Molecular formula:
CuCl2
IUPAC Name:
copper dichloride
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Remarks:
migrated information: powder
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Copper dichloride.
- Test material purity: 98.8%
- Lot/batch No.: 12008.
- Storage condition of test material: Room temperature in the dark.

Results and discussion

Flammable solids
Test procedure:
burning time (test type not further specified)
Remarks:
or specified in description of method (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: Failed to ignite in the preliminary screening test.

Any other information on results incl. tables

The pile failed to ignite during the 2 minutes that the Bunsen flame was applied. The result of the preliminary screening test obviated the need to perform the main test.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not highly flammable
Conclusions:
Copper dichloride has been determined to be not highly flammable as it failed to ignite in the preliminary screening test.

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