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Physical & Chemical properties

Particle size distribution (Granulometry)

Administrative data

Endpoint:
particle size distribution (granulometry)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Laser diffraction is the well experienced standard procedure for pigments and dyes to determine particle size distribution of the substance as it is manufactured and delivered.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2017
Report Date:
2017

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ISO 13320-1
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Laser diffraction particle sizing
Type of method:
Laser scattering/diffraction
Type of distribution:
volumetric distribution

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Particle sizeopen allclose all
Key result
Percentile:
D50
Mean:
370 µm
St. dev.:
48
Percentile:
D10
Mean:
43 µm
St. dev.:
1.7
Percentile:
D90
Mean:
965 µm
St. dev.:
172

Any other information on results incl. tables

Given standard deviation is based on the general experience with the method. The estimated values are typical standard deviations:

D10: 4 % of D10 (minimum value 0.05 µm)

D50: 13 % of D50 (minimum value 0.1 µm)

D90: 29 % of D90 - D50

Applicant's summary and conclusion