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Endpoint:
self-heating substances / mixtures
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
14 December 2017 - 08 February 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2018

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
UN Manual of Tests and Criteria: Test N.4 (Test method for self-heating substances)
Version / remarks:
Rev. 6 (2015)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Pregnenolone
EC Number:
205-647-4
EC Name:
Pregnenolone
Cas Number:
145-13-1
Molecular formula:
C21H32O2
IUPAC Name:
3-hydroxypregn-5-en-20-one
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Details on test material:
- Physical appearance: white crystalline powder
- Storage conditions: at room temperature

Results and discussion

Self-heating substances / mixtures
Key result
Test procedure:
100 mm sample cube at 140°C
Result:
negative outcome (no effect observed)

Any other information on results incl. tables

After the experiment: the consistency of the sample was unchanged, i.e. no reaction and/or decomposition of the test item was observed.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not classified based on GHS or CLP criteria
Conclusions:
The substance is not self-heating.

Executive summary:

In a GLP study according to UN Test N.4, a negative result was obtained using a 10 cm sample cube at 140°C From this it was concluded that PRECH-PURCH is not a self-heating substance.