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Description of key information

The substance is non-flammable. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

Available peer-reviewed sources (Wen-Tien Tsai, 2005; United Nations Environment Programme, 2006) indicate that the substance is non-flammable. Furthermore, the substance is used as a fire suppressant.

Justification for classification or non-classification

As 1,1,1,2,3,3,3 -heptafluoropropane is a gas with no flammable range, it does not have to be classified as flammable according to EU Directive 67/548/EEC and EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP) Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.