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Description of key information

The test item is not flammable according to CLP regulation EC. 1272/2008.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
not classified

Additional information

The test was carried out according to EU Method A.10, leading to negative result.

The substance is classified as not flammable.

After applying the flame for the 2 minute test period, the product chars emitting black smoke and taking fire, but flame extinguishes in less than 10 seconds and does not propagate along the 200 mm train.

Justification for classification or non-classification

According to the CLP Regulation (EC 1272/2008) powdered, granular or pasty substances or mixtures (except powders of metals or metal alloys — see 2.7.2.2) shall be classified as readily combustible solids when the time of burning of one or more of the test runs, performed in accordance with the test method described in Part III, sub-section 33.2.1, of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Manual of Tests and Criteria, is less than 45 seconds or the rate of burning is more than 2,2 mm/s.

After applying the flame for the 2 minute test period, the product chars emitting black smoke and taking fire, but flame extinguishes in less than 10 seconds and does not propagate along the 200 mm train.

Therefore, the subsance is classified as not flammable.