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Flammability

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Endpoint:
flammable solids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
September 16, 1992 - September 24, 1992
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: This study has been performed according to EU Method A.10 (1984), proposed updated version of EU Method A.10 (October 1989) and according to GLP principles. Limited information available to verify the composition of the used test substance.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1992
Report Date:
1992

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.10 (Flammability (Solids))
Version / remarks:
(1984)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: proposed updated version of EU Method A.10 (October 1989)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): KY-MA
- Physical state: Light yellow solid
- Storage condition of test material: At room temperature in the dark

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

The substance could be ignited by a flame. The burning time over a distance of 100 mm was 305 seconds. The calculated burning time over a distance of 200 mm is 610 seconds (approx. 10 minutes). As this was significantly longer than 4 minutes, no further tests were performed.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
other: not highly flammable
Conclusions:
The preliminary test according to EU Method A 10 (1984) "Flammability (solids)" of Directive 84/449/EEC was performed and the test substance was found to be not "highly flammable" according to the criteria of the directive.