Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
flammable gases
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP study considered to be from a trusted source

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Trifluoroethane (HFC-143a) JACC No. 52,
Author:
ECETOC
Year:
2006
Bibliographic source:
ECETOC, Brussels, Belgium (October, 2006)
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1991

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
EU Method A.11 (Flammability (Gases))
Deviations:
not specified
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ASTM E 681
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Flammable gases (Lower and upper explosion limit)open allclose all
Parameter:
lower explosion limit
Value:
7.4 % (not further specified)
Parameter:
upper explosion limit
Value:
18.8 % (not further specified)
Pyrophoric solids
Test procedure:
ignition time on contact with air
Remarks:
Ignition on contact with air refers to either Pyrophoric solids or Pyrophoric liquids depending on physical state (migrated information).
Remarks on result:
no ignition on contact with air (not further specified)
Remarks:
corresponding to 'no' in migrated source record.
Pyrophoric liquids
Test procedure:
ignition time on contact with air
Remarks:
Ignition on contact with air refers to either Pyrophoric solids or Pyrophoric liquids depending on physical state (migrated information).
Remarks on result:
no ignition on contact with air (not further specified)
Remarks:
corresponding to 'no' in migrated source record.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Flammability limits at 20-25 deg. C are 7.4 - 18.8%
Executive summary:

Flammability limits at 20-25 deg. C are 7.4 - 18.8%