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Flammability

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
flammable solids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Experimental starting date: 05 March 2018 Experimental completion date: 05 March 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2018
Report Date:
2018

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.10 (Flammability (Solids))
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Identification: Beta-Carotene
Appearance/Physical state: brown-red crystalline powder
Lot No: WC01607211
Purity: 100.4% by UV Assay (USP 851)
97.4% by LC Method (USP 621)
Expiry date: 19 July 2018
Storage conditions: Approx. 4 °C, in the dark, under nitrogen

Results and discussion

Flammable solids
Test procedure:
burning rate test: preliminary screening test
Remarks on result:
substance does not ignite and propagate combustion either by burning with flame or smouldering along 200 mm of the powder train within the 2 minutes test period

Any other information on results incl. tables

Preliminary Test

The pile failed to ignite during the 2 minutes that the flame was applied.

The result of the preliminary test obviated the need to perform the main test.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The test item has been determined to be not highly flammable as it failed to ignite.