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Oxidising properties

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Description of key information

The test item is not considered to have oxidising properties because there are no chemical groups that are capable of reacting exothermically with a combustible material.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Oxidising properties:
no

Additional information

The test item does not contain any group that can be associated with oxidising properties according to the REACH technical guidance document [1] and Bretherick’s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards [2].

[1] Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessments, Chapter R.7a: Endpoint specific guidance, European Chemicals Agency, May 2008, p.140

[2] Bretherick’s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, P.G. Urben (ed.), Butterworth Heinemann, 5th ed., Vol. 2, (1995), p.271-275

Justification for classification or non-classification

Classification of the test item as oxidising solid is not warranted in accordance with EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP) Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008