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Flammability

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Description of key information

flammability on ignition: according to the result of the flash point
no pyrophoricity
no flammability on contact with water

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

According to EC 1907/2006 Annex XI only the flammability of liquids is deduced from the flash point. For this solid substance a flash point was determined because the substance melts at relative low temperatures. Therefore the flammability in this case could be deduced from the flash point, which is 159.5 °C (closed cup). The substance is non flammable.

Based on experience in handling and use and the chemical structure pyrophoricity and flammability on contact with water are not to be expected.

Justification for classification or non-classification

The available data on flammability of the test substance do not meet the criteria for classification according to Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 and are therefore conclusive but not sufficient for classification: Based on the flash point the substance is not flammable on ignition. Based on the chemical structure and experience in handling and use, pyrophoricity and flammability on contact with water are not expected.