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No spontaneous ignition.

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The substance is produced and regularly used for many years in Europe, transported in various conditions and in various amounts. Evidence connected to the long experience in handling, use and transport of the substance confirms the non self-ignition properties.

Thus, the substance is expected to be an air-stable compound at room temperature over a prolonged period of time (days), without noticeable or undesirable reactions. In conclusion, for the substance a potential for spontaneous ignition is not expected: the substance can be considered as a no-pyrophoric and no-self-heating solid because it is liable to self-heat by reaction with air and without energy supply.