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Endpoint:
explosive properties of explosives
Data waiving:
other justification
Justification for data waiving:
other:
Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met

Description of key information

The endpoint is waived because di-tert-butyl peroxide is not classified as Organic Peroxide Type B.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Explosiveness:
non explosive

Additional information

Substance has no explosive properties because it is not classified as Organic Peroxide Type B (reference CLP regulations 2.15.2.2 and UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, 16th revised edition, Section 2.5.3.2.4. See also ECHA guidance on the application of the CLP criteria, section 2.14.

Di-tert-butyl peroxide is classified as a peroxide type E.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Di-tert-butyl peroxide is classified as a peroxide type E.  

The classification of organic peroxides into one of the seven categories of “Types A to G” is given in decision logic Figure 2.15.1 of CLP, based on the test series A to H, as described in the Part II of the UN-MTC.. See endpoint 4.13 Flammability.