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Particle size distribution (Granulometry)

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Description of key information

Determination of the particle size distribution of FAT 40870/A TE.

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Particle size data was acquired, using a procedure designed to be compatible with the European Commission Technical Guidance Document EUR 20268 Determination of Particle Size Distribution, Fibre Length and Diameter Distribution of Chemical Substances (2002).

The results are as follows:

Measurement

Method

Result

Proportion of test item having an inhalable particle size <100 μm

Sieve

98.6 %

Proportion of test item having a thoracic particle size <10.0 μm

Cascade Impactor

2.6 %

Proportion of test item having a respirable particle size <5.5 μm

Cascade Impactor

1.1 %