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Description of key information

The test item Lovastatin has to be classified as not highly flammable in the sense of the test guideline Council Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008, Method A. 10. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

Lovastatin was not flammable within 2 min by the flame of a gas burner. Within the flame of the gas burner the test item melted to a yellowish liquid under formation of yellow to orange sparks. After removing the gas burner flame neither the solid nor the melted test item kept burning self-actingly.

Justification for classification or non-classification

The test item Lovastatin has to be classified as not highly flammable in the sense of the test guideline Council Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008, Method A. 10.