Registration Dossier

Physical & Chemical properties

Flammability

Currently viewing:

Administrative data

Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

In tests conducted according to UN Manual of Tests and Criteria: Test N.1 (Test method for readily combustible solids), Paraffin and hydrocarbon wax samples were found to be not flammable.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
not classified

Additional information

The samples melted to clear or yellow liquid, but no ignition or propagation was observed in any sample.

Justification for classification or non-classification

The Paraffin and hydrocarbon wax samples did not propagate burning over 200mm.

Based on the combustion propagation of less than 200 mm in 4 minutes, classification of Paraffin and hydrocarbon wax as flammable is not warranted in accordance with the EU CLP Regulation (EC No. 1272/2008).