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Physical & Chemical properties

Oxidising properties

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Description of key information

Waiving of study:
Benzyl alcohol is not considered to have oxidising properties.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Oxidising properties:
no

Additional information

A test on oxidising properties (required in section 7.13 of REACH, Annex VII) does not need to be conducted as there are no chemical groups associated with oxidising properties present in benzyl alcohol (refer to REACH Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment, Chapter R.7.1.13.3).

Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the structure of the molecule and taking into account the provisions laid down in Council Directive 67/548/EEC and CLP (1272/2008/EC), benzyl alcohol is not classified with respect to oxidising properties.