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Description of key information

The substance is highly flammable. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
highly flammable

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Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the flashpoint (-28 ˚C) and the boiling point (55 ˚C), MTBE has to be classified as a Flammable Liquid Cat. 2 (H225) according to

EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP) Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.