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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

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Diss Factsheets

Administrative data

explosive properties of explosives
Data waiving:
study scientifically not necessary / other information available
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because there are no chemical groups present in the molecule which are associated with explosive properties
Justification for type of information:
In accordance with Column 2 adaptation statement of REACH Annex VII, information requirement section 7.11, this study does not need to be conducted based on a structural assessment of the substance. Examination of the structure indicates that there are no groups associated with explosive properties.

Data source

Materials and methods

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Vanillic acid
EC Number:
EC Name:
Vanillic acid
Cas Number:
Molecular formula:
4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid
Test material form:

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

The substance contains no structural groups that are indicative of explosive properties.

Based on structural group evaluation, Vanillic acid is not potentially explosive.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: non explosive
Vanillic acid is not explosive