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explosive properties of explosives
Data waiving:
study scientifically not necessary / other information available
Justification for data waiving:
the study does not need to be conducted because the substance contains chemical groups associated with explosive properties which include oxygen, but the calculated oxygen balance is less than - 200

Description of key information

non explosive

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

The substance does not meet the criteria to be classified as explosive. the calculated oxygen balance for the molecule is -115, that is greater than -200, therefore the study do not need to be conducted.

Moreover, the substance decomposes at a temperature below 500 °C.

Justification for classification or non-classification

According to the CLP Regulation (EC 1272/2008), Screening procedure section, the screening procedure is aimed at identifying the presence of such reactive groups and the potential for rapid energy release. If the screening procedure identifies the substance or mixture to be a potential explosive, the acceptance procedure (section 10.3 of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Manual of Tests and Criteria) has to be performed.

Screening procedure failed to evidence any reason for concern.

In conclusion, substance does not meet the criteria to be classified as explosive, according to the Regulation EC 1272/2008 (CLP).