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additional physico-chemical information
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Very short and old statement of a producer of melamine without any details and partly concerning methods and data, not being an endpoint of REACH.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other company data
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1974
Report Date:
1974

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: outdated methods.
Deviations:
not applicable
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Tests for self-ignition, exothermic reactions, dust explosivity and explosivity were performed.
GLP compliance:
no
Endpoint investigated:
other: safety relevant data.

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Melamine.Impurities: <0.1 %.Melting point 354 °C.

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

The flash point is >535 °C.

Combustible vapours develop at >280 °C.

No exothermic reactions in the Grewer oven until 275 °C.

No exothermic reaction by the Geigy-Kühner method at 280 °C at an induction time of 8 h. Exothermic reaction at 290 °C at a temperature rise of 2 °C and at 330 °C at a temperature rise of 5 °C.

No exothermic reaction by the Dewar container method at 250 °C at an induction time of 80 h.

Dust explosion category St 0.

Not sensitive to an impact.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

The flash point is >535 °C.

Combustible vapours develop at >280 °C.

No exothermic reactions in the Grewer oven until 275 °C.

No exothermic reaction by the Geigy-Kühner method at 280 °C at an induction time of 8 h. Exothermic reaction at 290 °C at a temperature rise of 2 °C and at 330 °C at a temperature rise of 5 °C.

No exothermic reaction by the Dewar container method at 250 °C at an induction time of 80 h.

Dust explosion category St 0.

Not sensitive to an impact.