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Oxidising properties

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In accordance with column 2 of REACH Annex VII, a study according to methods O.2 (UN-Manual of Testing) or A.21 (EUmethod) does not need to be conducted as the substance does not contain a chemical moiety suggesting an oxidising potential.

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Justification for classification or non-classification

According to of Annex I to the CLP Regulation, an organic liquid does not have to be assessed for oxidising properties if:

a) the substance does not contain oxygen, fluorine or chlorine; or

b) the substance contains oxygen, fluorine or chlorine and these elements are chemically bonded only to carbon or hydrogen

1,4 -diethylbenzene complies with indent a), therefore this substance has not been classified as oxidising agent.