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EC number: 200-814-8
CAS number: 74-84-0
The flammability limits of the substances in the category range from 1.8 to 15%.
from the CRC handbook (Lide 2008) were available for the substances
methane, ethane, propane, butane and isobutane. Data from the Merck
handbook (O’Neill 2006) were available for methane, ethane and propane.
The information is taken from reliable peer reviewed handbooks and so
can be considered reliable and suitable for use for this endpoint.
flammability limits of methane are 5-15%, ethane are 3-12.5%, propane
are 2.1-9.5%, butane are 1.9-8.5% and isobutane are 1.8-8.4%.
The lower and upper explosion limits are are
2.1- 15%.This data would result in a classification of the Petroleum
gases as category 1 flammable gas and the hazard statement 'extremely
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