Registration Dossier

Physical & Chemical properties

Surface tension

Currently viewing:

Administrative data

Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

According to column 2 of Annex VII of the REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 "The study need only be conducted if:
based on structure, surface activity is expected or can be predicted, or
surface activity is a desired property of the material"
Melam does not have both polar and non-polar groups, which are considered to be necessary for surfactant properties.
Surface activity is not a desired property of Melam.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

According to column 2 of Annex VII of the REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 "The study need only be conducted if:

based on structure, surface activity is expected or can be predicted, or

surface activity is a desired property of the material"

Melam does not have both polar and non-polar groups, which are considered to be necessary for surfactant properties.

Surface activity is not a desired property of Melam.