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Description of key information

As an alkaline earth metal, calcium possesses flammable properties in contact with water.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

contact with water liberates highly flammable gases

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Justification for classification or non-classification

In accordance with Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (lists of harmonised classification and labelling), calcium has been classified as follows: Hazard class and category codes: Water React. Flam. Gas 2 Hazard code statement: H261 In contact with water releases flammable gases.