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Endpoint:
substances / mixtures which in contact with water emit flammable gases
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Composition / purity of "n-hexyl lithium" is not indicated in the report.
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Reason / purpose:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose:
reference to other study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1990
Report Date:
1990

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.12 (Flammability (Contact with Water))
Version / remarks:
Directive 84/449/EWG
Principles of method if other than guideline:
NA

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
NA

Results and discussion

Pyrophoric solids
Test procedure:
ignition time on contact with air
Remarks:
Ignition on contact with air refers to either Pyrophoric solids or Pyrophoric liquids depending on physical state (migrated information).
Remarks on result:
ignition on contact with air (not further specified)
Remarks:
corresponding to 'yes' in migrated source record.
Pyrophoric liquids
Test procedure:
ignition time on contact with air
Remarks:
Ignition on contact with air refers to either Pyrophoric solids or Pyrophoric liquids depending on physical state (migrated information).
Remarks on result:
ignition on contact with air (not further specified)
Remarks:
corresponding to 'yes' in migrated source record.

Any other information on results incl. tables

During the infusing of the test item hexyllithium in water, acute gas production was observed directly; the gas ignited after approx. 2 s.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
contact with water liberates highly flammable gases
Remarks:
Migrated information
Conclusions:
During the infusing of the test item hexyllithium in water, acute gas production was observed directly; the gas ignited after approx. 2 s.
Executive summary:

During the infusing of the test item hexyllithium in water, acute gas production was observed directly; the gas ignited after approx. 2 s.