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Description of key information

Non flammable

Key value for chemical safety assessment

not classified

Additional information

The flammability of the substance 2 -hydroxyethyl palmitate (CAS 4219 -49 -2) was determined experimentally following UN Manual of Tests and Criteria: Test N.1 (Test method for readily combustible solids).

Justification for classification or non-classification

No classification, the substance is a non flammabe solid.

Justification: The flash point was determined for this substance inspite it is a solid. The flash point is measured to be 260 °C, therefore, the flammability of the substance is deduced from flash point. The flash point is > 60 °C.