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Particle size distribution (Granulometry)

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Endpoint:
particle size distribution (granulometry)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
October 12th, 2015
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with generally accepted scientific standards and described in sufficient detail
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Laser light scattering. The test was performed according to the SOP - STR 071 Ed. 03 (Hydro 2000S-A) protocol.
The particle size distribution was analyzed using the Mastersizer 2000 tool, which uses the technique of laser diffraction to measure the size of particles. It measures the intensity of light scattered as a laser beam passes through a dispersed particulate sample. This data is then analyzed to calculate the size of the particles that created the scattering pattern.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
Laser scattering/diffraction
Type of distribution:
volumetric distribution
Percentile:
D10
Mean:
ca. 3.112 µm
Remarks on result:
other: after 2 minutes of ultrasonic treatment
Percentile:
D50
Mean:
ca. 8.576 µm
Remarks on result:
other: after 2 minutes of ultrasonic treatment
Percentile:
D90
Mean:
ca. 25.914 µm
Remarks on result:
other: after 2 minutes of ultrasonic treatment
Conclusions:
MMD = 8.576 µm
Executive summary:

Method:

The substance has been tested for granulometry by the volumetric distribution. The particle size distribution was analyzed using the Mastersizer 2000 tool, which uses the technique of laser diffraction to measure the size of particles. It measures the intensity of light scattered as a laser beam passes through a dispersed particulate sample. This data is then analyzed to calculate the size of the particles that created the scattering pattern.

Results:

MD10 = 3.112 µm

MD50 = 8.576 µm

MD90 = 25.914 µm

Description of key information

MMD = 8.576 µm

Additional information

Laser light scattering.