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Endpoint:
explosiveness
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: This study deals with dust explosivity, and not with explosive properties of the substance itself. It was not carried out according to GLP.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1989
Report date:
1989

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Dust explosivity
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Pyrocatechol
EC Number:
204-427-5
EC Name:
Pyrocatechol
Cas Number:
120-80-9
Molecular formula:
C6H6O2
IUPAC Name:
pyrocatechol

Results and discussion

Small-scale preliminary testsopen allclose all
Parameter:
other: More sensitive to shock than m-dinitrobenzene
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
not measured/tested
Parameter:
other: More sensitive to friction than m-dinitrobenzene
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
not measured/tested
Parameter:
other: Explosive under influence of flame
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
not measured/tested
Parameter:
other: Explosive (not specified)
Remarks:
migrated information
Remarks on result:
other: no data

Any other information on results incl. tables

lower explosible limit: lel=15 g/m3; Max explosion pressure: Pmax=7.5 bar;

max rate of pressure rise: (dP/dt)max= 985 bar/s;

KST= 267 bar.m/s;

dust explosion class ST=2

Emi ≤ 5 mJ.s

Applicant's summary and conclusion

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