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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
7 July 1993 - 28 September 1994
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1995
Report Date:
1995

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ASTM D1535-80
Version / remarks:
Colour test using the Munsell Colour System
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: Subjective assessment
Version / remarks:
Physical state and odour tests
Deviations:
not applicable
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Specific details on test material used for the study:
SOURCE OF TEST MATERIAL
- Test material: Simazine (pure)
- Appearance: White powder
- Batch No.of test material: Ref 766
- Expiration date of the batch: Two years from date of manufacture
- Purity: 99.5%

STABILITY AND STORAGE CONDITIONS OF TEST MATERIAL
- Storage condition of test material: In the dark at 4°C

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Remarks:
(fine powder)
Form / colour / odour
Form:
solid: particulate/powder
Colour:
White with a 90% reflectance equivalent to a N9.5/ white on the neutral scale of the Munsell Book of Color.
Odour:
odourless
Substance type:
organic

Any other information on results incl. tables

The tests were performed at 20°C.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Simazine (pure) was an odourless, fine white powder at 20°C.