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Endpoint:
particle size distribution (granulometry)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
22. 02. – 23. 02. 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: Guidance Document on the Determination of Particle Size Distribution, Fibre Length and Diameter Distribution of Chemical Substances, EUR 20268 EN (2002).
Version / remarks:
2002
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ISO 2591-1 Test sieving - Part 1: Methods using test sieves of woven wire cloth and perforated metal plate.
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
sieving
Type of particle tested:
primary particle
Type of distribution:
mass based distribution
No.:
#1
Size:
4 mm
Distribution:
0.02 %
No.:
#2
Size:
2 mm
Distribution:
1.09 %
No.:
#3
Size:
1.4 mm
Distribution:
8.53 %
No.:
#4
Size:
1 mm
Distribution:
13.87 %
No.:
#5
Size:
0.71 mm
Distribution:
15.05 %
No.:
#6
Size:
0.5 mm
Distribution:
25.58 %
No.:
#7
Size:
0.335 mm
Distribution:
22.3 %
No.:
#8
Size:
0.25 mm
Distribution:
11.12 %
No.:
#9
Size:
0.18 mm
Distribution:
2.22 %
No.:
#10
Size:
0.1 mm
Distribution:
0.22 %

Table No. 3: Averaged results of sieve fractions and cumulative undersizes

Nominal aperture size

Sieve fraction

Cumulative undersize

[mm]

[%]

[%]

4

0.02

99.98

2

1.09

98.89

1.4

8.53

90.37

1

13.87

76.50

0.71

15.05

61.46

0.50

25.58

35.88

0.355

22.30

13.58

0.250

11.12

2.46

0.180

2.22

0.23

0.100

0.22

0.01

< 0.100

0.01

-

Conclusions:
see Executive Summary
Executive summary:

The particle size distribution of the test item, Propatyl nitrate, was determined. The sieving method was used.

The procedures used in the study were in accordance with:

Guidance Document on the Determination of Particle Size Distribution, Fibre Length and Diameter Distribution of Chemical Substances, EUR 20268 EN (2002).

ISO 2591-1 Test sieving - Part 1: Methods using test sieves of woven wire cloth and perforated metal plate.

Particle size distribution of test item, Propatyl nitrate, is characterized by the following table:

Nominal aperture size

Sieve fraction

Cumulative undersize

[mm]

[%]

[%]

4

0.02

99.98

2

1.09

98.89

1.4

8.53

90.37

1

13.87

76.50

0.71

15.05

61.46

0.50

25.58

35.88

0.355

22.30

13.58

0.250

11.12

2.46

0.180

2.22

0.23

0.100

0.22

0.01

< 0.100

0.01

-

Description of key information

The particle size distribution of the test item, Propatyl nitrate, was determined. The sieving method was used.

The procedures used in the study were in accordance with:

Guidance Document on the Determination of Particle Size Distribution, Fibre Length and Diameter Distribution of Chemical Substances, EUR 20268 EN (2002).

ISO 2591-1 Test sieving - Part 1: Methods using test sieves of woven wire cloth and perforated metal plate.

Particle size distribution of test item, Propatyl nitrate, is characterized by the following table:

Nominal aperture size

Sieve fraction

Cumulative undersize

[mm]

[%]

[%]

4

0.02

99.98

2

1.09

98.89

1.4

8.53

90.37

1

13.87

76.50

0.71

15.05

61.46

0.50

25.58

35.88

0.355

22.30

13.58

0.250

11.12

2.46

0.180

2.22

0.23

0.100

0.22

0.01

< 100

0.01

-

Additional information