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Flammability

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Description of key information

Non flammable upon ignition.
The substance has no pyrophoric properties and does (not) liberate flammable gases in contact with water.
The substance is not a self-reactive substance or mixture.
The substance is not a self-heating substance or mixture.
The substance is not an organic peroxide.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

Flammability upon ignition derived from flash point (and boilling point)

Based on chemical structure pyrophoric properties and flammability in contact with water are not to be expected.

The substance or mixture does not need to be classified as self-reactive as the self-accelerating decomposition temperature (SADT) is greater than 75 °C for a 50 kg package.

The substance or mixture does not need to be classified as self-heating as the substance is a liquid.

The substance or mixture does not need to be classified as an organic peroxide as by definition based on their chemical structure the substance is no organic peroxide.

Justification for classification or non-classification

According to the classification and labeling criteria of EU CLP and 67/548/EEC a liquid with a flash point <= 60/55 °C shall be classified as flammable liquid. The substance is a non flammable liquid.

According to the classification criteria of GHS a substance with a SADT <= 75 °C shall be classified as self-reactive substance. The substance is not a self-reactive substance or mixture.