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Endpoint:
explosiveness
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
The study was conducted between 23 September 2015 and 02 December 2015
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.14 (Explosive properties)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Parameter:
other: More sensitive to shock than m-dinitrobenzene
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
negative (not further specified)
Parameter:
other: More sensitive to friction than m-dinitrobenzene
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
negative (not further specified)
Parameter:
other: Explosive under influence of flame
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
negative (not further specified)

Results of the friction, fall hammer and Koenen steel tube tests are shown in the following tables.

 

BAM friction test

Test

Observations

1

There were no signs of explosion, ignition or decomposition.

2

There were no signs of explosion, ignition or decomposition.

3

There were no signs of explosion, ignition or decomposition.

4

There were no signs of explosion, ignition or decomposition.

5

There were no signs of explosion, ignition or decomposition.

6

There were no signs of explosion, ignition or decomposition.

Result: Negative.

 

BAM fall hammer test

Test

Observations

1

No signs of ignition or explosion on impact. When the test assembly was dismantled there were no signs of decomposition.

2

No signs of ignition or explosion on impact. When the test assembly was dismantled there were no signs of decomposition

3

No signs of ignition or explosion on impact. When the test assembly was dismantled there were no signs of decomposition

4

No signs of ignition or explosion on impact. When the test assembly was dismantled there were no signs of decomposition

5

No signs of ignition or explosion on impact. When the test assembly was dismantled there were no signs of decomposition

6

No signs of ignition or explosion on impact. When the test assembly was dismantled there were no signs of decomposition

Result: Negative.

 

Koenen steel tube test

6 mm Orifice Plate 

Test

Time(s)

Observations

1

20

A yellow flame from the orifice. Test item was ejected from the orifice.

300

The test was stopped, the yellow flame self-extinguished. 

The tube was recovered intact.

2

23

A yellow flame from the orifice. Test item was ejected from the orifice.

300

The test was stopped, the yellow flame self-extinguished. 

The tube was recovered intact.

3

40

A yellow flame from the orifice. Test item was ejected from the orifice.

300

The test was stopped, the yellow flame self-extinguished. 

The tube was recovered intact.

2 mm Orifice Plate

Test

Time(s)

Observations

1

23

A yellow flame from the orifice.

108

A loud explosion the burner flames were extinguished.

The tube bulged out on one side with a about a 7mm split. The bottom of the tube was also rounded.

2

40

A yellow flame.

72

A loud explosion the burner flames were extinguished.

The tube bulged out on one side with a about a 10mm split. The bottom of the tube was also rounded.

3

18

A yellow flame from the orifice.

89

A loud explosion the burner flames were extinguished.

The tube bulged out on one side with a about a 10mm split. The bottom of the tube was also rounded.

Result: Negative.

Interpretation of results:
non explosive
Remarks:
Migrated information
Conclusions:
The test item has been determined not to have explosive properties.
Executive summary:

Explosive Properties. Non-explosive, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A14 Explosive Properties of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

Explosive Properties. Non-explosive, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A14 Explosive Properties of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Explosiveness:
non explosive

Additional information

The test item has been determined not to have explosive properties.

Justification for classification or non-classification