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Endpoint:
flammable solids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
15 January 2009 to 05 February 2009
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study conducted in compliance with agreed protocols, with no or minor deviations from standard test guidelines and/or minor methodological deficiencies, which do not affect the quality of relevant results.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2009
Report date:
2009

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.10 (Flammability (Solids))
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Remarks:
Date of inspection: 19 August 2008; Date of signature: 29 January 2009

Test material

Constituent 1
Details on test material:
Sponsor's identification : H-MI ammonium salt
Description : dark red solid
Batch number : MB-1
Date received : 04 December 2008
Storage conditions : room temperature in the dark

Results and discussion

Flammable solids
Test procedure:
burning time (test type not further specified)
Remarks:
or specified in description of method (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: The test material failed to ignite in the preliminary screening test.
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:
no ignition on contact with air (not further specified)
Remarks:
corresponding to 'no' 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:
no ignition on contact with air (not further specified)
Remarks:
corresponding to 'no' in migrated source record.

Any other information on results incl. tables

Preliminary screening test

The pile failed to ignite during the two minutes that the Bunsen flame was applied.

The result of the preliminary screening test obviated the need to perform the main test.

Moisture content

 

Determination A

Determination B

a) Mass of loss bottle (g)

19.8328

20.4362

b) Mass of loss bottle and test material (g)

20.9030

21.5136

c) Mass of loss bottle and test material    after drying (g)

20.8829

21.4934

Moisture content (% w/w)

1.878

1.875

Mean moisture content (% w/w)

1.877

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
non flammable
Remarks:
Migrated information
Conclusions:
The test material has been determined to be not highly flammable as it failed to ignite in the preliminary screening test.
Executive summary:

The flammability (solids) was determined by measuring the burning rate of test material prepared as a pile of set dimensions. Testing was conducted using Method A10 Flammability (Solids) of Council Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

The test material has been determined to be not highly flammable as it failed to ignite in the preliminary screening test.