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EC number: 204-427-5
CAS number: 120-80-9
item melted under the flame and made a brown liquid which spread out.
Neither ignition, nor propagation was observed.
observations as for the assay No. 1 were recorded.
account the results obtained during the preliminary test, no main test
In a study (Defitraces 2010), Catechol was
evaluated for its flammability, following A10 method and according to
In the preliminary assay of this study, the
test item melted under the flame and made a brown liquid which spread
out. Neither ignition, nor propagation was observed. This result was
Taking into account the results
obtained during the preliminary test, no main test was performed.
In these conditions, Catechol was not
considered as highly flammable.
Catechol is not highly flammable.
One study dealing with catechol flammability
is available. As an internationally recognized guideline was followed
and the GLP were stated, this study of reliability 1 according to
Klimisch was selected as a key study.
Flammability in contact with water &
These endpoints are waived based on the
absence of structural chemical alerts.
Catechol is non flammable when tested
according to the A10 method. Hence, it is not classified under DSD and
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