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non explosive

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non explosive

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Tests conducted in order to evaluate the safety for handling the TATD-CLE powder gave the results reported below.

[1]: MIE: Minimum: 1 mJ; Maximum: 3 mJ; Estimated: 2,5 mJ

With induction 1 mH and tf (time of fly) 120 msec.

Risk class: 2, high sensitivity to induction.

Kst: 167 m*bar/s (at 1000 g/m3), Class St1, Pmax: 8,8 bar (at 1250 g/m3).

[2]:Explosion severity: Pmax = 8.4 bar, Kst = 232 bar-m/s

Dust cloud = 410-420°C; Dust Layer > 400°C

Minimum explosible concentration (MEC): 100-120 g/m3

Minimum ignition energy (MIE) < 3mJ


[1] ACS DOBFAR S.p.A. Material Safety Data Sheet 2013.Unpublished data.

[2] Cubist Pharmaceutical, Safety recommendations for the handling of TATD-CLE powder 2013. Unpublished data.

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