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Appearance / physical state / colour

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Description of key information

Coconut shell charcoal has been examined visually to determine the Appearance, physical state, and colour of the substance.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:

Additional information

The substance is concluded to have the following properties:

  • Appearance: flat chunks / granules
  • Physical state: solid
  • Colour: dark grey

The results are shown below.



Panel member



J. M. Zeilmaker


H.E. van Dam (author)







flat chunks / granules


Physical state










dark grey


dark grey


The results were clear and did not show significant discrepancies between the panel members. The test was therefore judged to be conclusive. The most informative description was adopted.