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Flammability

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The substance has a relatively high flashpoint (114°C) and a boiling point above 255°C (it decomposes above this temperature), which does not indicate flammability. With regards to flammability in contact with water, the structural features of the substance were evaluated and it was concluded that the substance does not contain groups that might lead to the evolution of a dangerous amount of flammable gas when coming into contact with water or damp air (ECHA guidance R.7.1.10.3). No metals, transition metals, boron or silicon are present. Also, handling during the determination of surfac tension and water solubility confirms this conclusion. 
With regards to pyrophoric properties, evaluation of the structural features of the substance revealed that the substance does not contain any chemical group that might lead to spontaneous ignition a short time after coming into contact with air (ECHA guidance R.7.1.10.3).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

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Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the above mentioned result, classification according to the CLP Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 and the Dangerous Substance Directive 67/548/EC is not necessary.