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Endpoint:
flammable gases
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The value is quoted by ACGIH and HSDB (peer reviewed data but the method was not described).

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
publication
Title:
None
Year:
1991
Bibliographic source:
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (1991) Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices, 6th Ed., Vol. 1, Cincinnatti, OH, pp. 491–494
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
None
Author:
Lewis R.J.
Year:
1996
Bibliographic source:
Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials. 9th ed. Volumes 1-3. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, p. 1330

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not indicated
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Flammable gases (Lower and upper explosion limit)open allclose all
Parameter:
lower explosion limit
Value:
2.4 % (not further specified)
Parameter:
upper explosion limit
Value:
20 % (not further specified)

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

Explosive limits:

- 2% lower, 95% upper, by volume in air, according to ACGIH 1991 (quoted by IARC) and Sax's Dangerous Properties (quoted by HSDB)