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Oxidising properties:
no

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According to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, Annex VII, Column 2, 7.13, a study on the oxidizing properties of the substance does not need to be conducted if the substance is incapable of reacting exothermically with combustible materials on the basis of chemical structure. According to the Technical Report on Development of an Enhanced Hazard Classification System for Oxidizing Chemicals (Ed., Buc, EC and Hoffman, DJ) by the National Fire Protection Foundation (April, 2006, Quincy, MA, U. S. A.), oxidizing chemicals are characterized as having specific oxygen or halide arrangements in their chemical structure, which can undergo oxidation/reduction reactions.

 

As this molecule contains no functional group associated with oxidizing properties (nitrate, nitrite, organic nitro, fluorodinitro, metal oxides, N-halogen derivatives, difluoroamino derivatives, or oxohalogen derivatives), it is not considered as an oxidizing chemical, and is not expected to increase the combustion of other substances. Hence, the criteria for this adaptation are met.

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