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Description of key information

The substance is a not flammable solid, has no pyrophoric properties and does not emit flammable gases in contact with water (Keldenich, 2011).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

Flammability:

Based on the burning behaviour testing according UN N.1 was not necessary.

Pyrophoric Properties:

Experience in production or handling; substance is known to be stable at room temperature.

Contact with water:

The substance contains no metals or metalloids and therefore will not release flammable gases in contact with water.

Justification for classification or non-classification

The substance is not classified in the Annex I of Directive 67/548/EEC. According to the information summarised below, no classification on flammability is needed:

- Based on the burning behaviour testing according to UN N.1 was not necessary.

- No pyrophoric property, based on experience from production and handling;

- The substance does not ignite spontaneously with water and does not liberate flammable gases in hazardous amounts in contact with water.

Based on the data summarised above, the substance is also not flammable according to GHS (Regulation EC 1272/2008).