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In accordance with the column 2 of REACH Annex VII, the study does not need to be conducted if the substance is an organic peroxide.
Moreover, in the CLP regulations, Organic peroxides are not classified as oxidizers, they are classified in a distinct hazard class (reference CLP regulations 2.15).
Nevertheless, some data coming from literature indicate that the substance is a powerful oxidizer and a strong supporter of combustion.

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Additional information

The determination of the oxidizing properties of dibenzoyl peroxide has been waived according to the column 2 of REACH Annex VII.

Nevertheless, some data coming from literature indicate that the substance would be is a powerful oxidizer and a strong supporter of combustion..

Justification for classification or non-classification

In the CLP regulations, Organic peroxides are not classified as oxidizers, they are classified in a distinct hazard class (reference CLP Regulation 2.15).