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Endpoint:
oxidising solids
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.17 (Oxidising Properties (Solids))
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Sample tested:
other: not specified (migrated information)
Parameter:
other: not specified (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: result not specified (migrated information)
Remarks:
The test item has been determined not to have oxidizing properties as the test item/cellulose mixtures failed to propagate combustion over the full 200 mm of the test
Sample tested:
other: not specified (migrated information)
Parameter:
other: not specified (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: result not specified (migrated information)
Remarks:
The test item has been determined not to have oxidizing properties as the test item/cellulose mixtures failed to propagate combustion over the full 200 mm of the test

Preliminary Test

The cone ignited and burnt with an orange flame for 2 seconds, leaving the surface of the pile charred.

 

Main Test

The results of the test are detailed in the following tables.

 

Reference Mixtures

% Barium Nitrate

Observations

Burning Time(s)

Burning Rate (mm/s)

10

The pile burnt with a yellow/blue flame, which emitted grey fumes and left grey charred remains.

244

0.820

20

The pile burnt with a yellow/blue flame, which emitted grey fumes and left grey charred remains.

178

1.12

30

The pile burnt with a yellow/blue flame, which emitted grey fumes and left grey charred remains.

182

1.10

40

The pile burnt with a yellow/green flame, which emitted grey fumes and left grey charred remains.

188

1.06

50

The pile burnt with a yellow/green flame, which emitted yellow sparks and grey fumes leaving grey charred remains.

131

1.53

60

The pile burnt with a yellow/green flame, which emitted yellow sparks and grey fumes leaving grey charred remains.

106

1.89

70

The pile burnt with a yellow/green flame, which emitted grey fumes and left grey/white charred remains.

131

1.53

80

The pile burnt with a yellow/green flame emitting grey fumes but self-extinguished after propagating 32 mm. 

-

-

90

The pile failed to ignite.

-

-

Maximum burning rate = 1.887 mm/s.

Test Item:

The test item has been determined not to have oxidizing properties as the test item/cellulose mixtures failed to propagate combustion over the full 200 mm of the test

Cellulose Mixtures 

% Test item

Observations

Burning Time(s)

Burning Rate (mm/s)

10

The pile burnt with an orange/blue flame which emitted grey fumes and self-extinguished after propagating 61 mm.

-

-

20

The pile ignited with an orange/blue flame but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

30

The pile ignited with an orange/blue flame but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

40

The pile ignited with an orange/blue flame but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

50

The pile ignited with an orange/blue flame but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

60

The pile burnt with a yellow flame for approximately 2 seconds but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

70

The pile burnt with a yellow flame for approximately 2 seconds but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

80

The pile burnt with a yellow flame for approximately 2 seconds but self-extinguished without propagating combustion.

-

-

90

The pile failed to ignite but emitted grey fumes.

-

-

Interpretation of results:
other: no oxidising properties
Remarks:
Migrated information
Conclusions:
The test item has been determined not to have oxidizing properties as the test item/cellulose mixtures failed to propagate combustion over the full 200 mm of the test
Executive summary:

Oxidizing Properties (Solids). Non-oxidizing, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A17 Oxidising Properties (Solids) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

The test item has been determined not to have oxidizing properties as the test item/cellulose mixtures failed to propagate combustion over the full 200 mm of the test.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Oxidising properties:
non oxidising

Additional information

Oxidizing Properties (Solids).Non-oxidizing, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A17 Oxidising Properties (Solids) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Justification for classification or non-classification