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Endpoint:
flammable solids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
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.1 (Test method for readily combustible solids)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Terephthalaldehyde
EC Number:
210-784-8
EC Name:
Terephthalaldehyde
Cas Number:
623-27-8
Molecular formula:
C8H6O2
IUPAC Name:
benzene-1,4-dicarbaldehyde
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Batch (Lot) Number: 180401
Expiry date: 01 April 2020 (retest date)
Physical Description: Light yellow powder
Purity/Composition: 99.6%
Storage Conditions: At room temperature

Results and discussion

Flammable solids
Key result
Test procedure:
burning rate test: preliminary screening test
Remarks on result:
substance does not ignite and propagate combustion either by burning with flame or smouldering along 200 mm of the powder train within the 2 minutes test period

Any other information on results incl. tables

The flame of the gas burner did ignite the test item pile. The test item melted, burned with a orange blue flame, emitted yellow sparks and turned into a dark brown black residue. Grey smoke was observed. After removal of the ignition source, the flame extinguished after 3 seconds and no propagation of combustion was observed. 

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not classified based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The preliminary screening test was performed for the determination of the flammability of Terephthaldehyde.
No propagation of combustion of the test item along 200 mm length of the pile within 2 minutes was observed. According to the guidelines, performance of the burning rate test is not required. Based on the results obtained, the test item is considered ‘not flammable’.