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Based on the chemical structure and based on day-to-day handling of the substance, it is concluded that the test substance is not flammable in contact with water and does not show pyrophoric properties. Furthermore, it is not considered to be a flammable liquid (determined by the flash point, see 4.11) nor self-heating as the latter only applies to solids. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
not classified

Additional information

The test item does not fall into any of the broad categories that may be flammable in contact with water. Examples of these categories are alkali metals, alkyl aluminium derivatives, alkyl metals, metal hydrides, metal phosphides and certain metal powders. In addition, the test item did not show any evidence of being flammable in contact with water, during handling and use. The theoretical assessment together with experience in handling and use is suitable justification for non-testing.

The test item does not fall into any of the broad categories that may be pyrophoric. Examples of these categories are alkyl aluminium derivatives, alkyl boranes, alkyl haloboranes, metal hydrides and complex acetylides. In addition, the test item did not show any evidence of pyrophoric properties during handling and use. The theoretical assessment together with experience in handling and use is suitable justification for non-testing.

To evaluate if the substance can be considered a flammable liquid, the flash point (see section 4.11) is used. Based on the result being 157 +/-2°C, the substance is not considered to be a flammable liquid.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the chemical structure and based on day-to-day handling of the substance, it is concluded that the test substance is not flammable in contact with water and does not show pyrophoric properties. Based on the flash-point determination, the test substance is not considered to be a flammable liquid.