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Description of key information

Lower explosion limit: 5.8%
Upper explosion limit: 20.3%

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Data published in peer reviewed handbook, acceptable for assessment.

Justification for classification or non-classification

As the lower and upper flammability limits are 5.8% and 20.3%, respectively (Dohany, 1994), vinylidene fluoride has to be classified as extremely flammable (F+, R12 according to EU Directive 67/548/EEC and H220 according to EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP) Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008).