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Description of key information

The chemical 3-oxoglutaric acid caught fire when the flame of bunsen burner having temperature of 950oC was brought in contact with it. However, since such high temperature conditions do not exist during transportation or use of the chemical it can be concluded that the chemical is non-flammable.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

The chemical 3-oxoglutaric acid caught fire when the flame of bunsen burner having temperature of about 950oC was brought in contact with it. However, since such high temperature conditions due not exist during transportation or use of the chemical it can be concluded that the chemical is non-flammable.

Justification for classification or non-classification

The chemical 3-oxoglutaric acid is considered to be non-flammable for the purpose of classification as it catches fire at very high temperature of about 950oC