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Description of key information

No reactive group groups associated with explosive properties are present in the molecule of trifluoroacetic acid. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Explosiveness:
non explosive

Additional information

According to REACH regulation (Annex VII, 7.11, column II), the study on explosiveness does not need to be done if the test substance does not contain chemical groups indicating explosive properties. Hydroquinone has no functional groups indicating explosive properties.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the above information and according to the criteria of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008, hydroquinone is NOT classified as explosive.