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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: UN recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods, Nr 4, section 14.4.2.2.4.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: no raise in temperature for all samples

During the tests, none of the 8 zinc dust grades showed an increase in temperature over and above the storage temperature.

Conclusions:
Study useful for endpoint assessment
Executive summary:

8 grades of zinc dust were tested for auto-flammability using standard protocol. During the tests, none of the 8 zinc dust grades showed an increase in temperature over and above the storage temperature.

Description of key information

zinc is not auto-flammable

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

8 grades of zinc dust were tested for auto-flammability using standard protocol. During the tests, none of the 8 zinc dust grades showed an increase in temperature over and above the storage temperature.