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Description of key information

Flammability: Not flammable.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

Experience in the handling and use of this substance has given no indication that it has pyrophoric properties. Comparison of the chemical structure with the functional groups listed in the ECHA GIRCSA, Chapter R.7a: Endpoint Specific Guidance, R.7.1.10.3, May 2008, indicates the substance is unlikely to have pyrophoric properties. As a result, and according to Annex XI, section 1.2, based on the weight-of-evidence, testing for this endpoint is considered to be unnecessary. Experience in the handling and use of the substance has indicated no properties associated with flammability on contact with water. Comparison of the chemical structure with the functional groups listed in the ECHA GIRCSA, Chapter R.7a: Endpoint Specific Guidance, R.7.1.10.3, May 2008, indicates the substance is unlikely to be flammable on contact with water. As a result, and according to Annex XI, section 1.2, based on the weight-of-evidence, testing for this endpoint is considered to be unnecessary. In accordance with section 2 of REACH Annex XI, the flammability (solids and gases) studies (required in section 7.10) do not need to be conducted as the substance is a liquid. The self-ignition temperature of the substance was determined experimentally to be 402 °C at 1013 hPa. As test material is liquid, the flash point for liquids has been determined to assess flammability of the substance resulting in a flash point of 171 °C not meeting the criteria as flammable liquid according to regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Flammability: conclusive but not sufficient for classification.