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Administrative data

Endpoint:
flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Study period:
no data
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Handbook data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Fire Protection Guide on Hazardous Materials, 10 th ed.
Author:
National Fire Protection Association
Year:
1991
Bibliographic source:
325 - 365; National Fire Protection Association

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: no data
Deviations:
not specified
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Method: other: no data
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methacrylonitrile
EC Number:
204-817-5
EC Name:
Methacrylonitrile
Cas Number:
126-98-7
Molecular formula:
C4H5N
IUPAC Name:
methacrylonitrile
Details on test material:
No data

Results and discussion

Flammable gases (Lower and upper explosion limit)open allclose all
Parameter:
lower explosion limit
Remarks on result:
other: No data
Parameter:
upper explosion limit
Remarks on result:
other: No data
Aerosolsopen allclose all
Type of aerosol tested:
aerosol dispenser: not specified
Remarks:
or specified in description of method (migrated information)
Test parameter:
ignition distance (cm)
Remarks:
original parameter: flame extension (cm) (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: No data
Type of aerosol tested:
aerosol dispenser: not specified
Remarks:
or specified in description of method (migrated information)
Test parameter:
maximum flame height (cm)
Remarks:
original parameter: flame projection (cm) (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: No data
Flammable solids
Test procedure:
burning time (test type not further specified)
Remarks:
or specified in description of method (migrated information)
Remarks on result:
other: No data
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:
other: No data
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:
other: No data

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Flammability limits for the test substance were reported as 2 % (lower value) and 6.8 % (upper value)