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Flammability:
The substance is not highly flammable in the sense of EC Guideline A.10. The test substance melted when approached by the ignition flame. No flame propagation was observed.
Pyrophoric properties:
Argument for not realizing the EC-A.13 -Test (Testing for pyrophoric properties of solids or liquids):
The test substance did not deliver indications of pyrophoric properties during the realization of tests as defined in EC-A.10 and EC-A.12.
Contact with water:
The substance does not liberate gases in hazardous amounts as defined in EC Guideline A.12.
The substance did not emit ignitable gases in hazardous amounts (> 1 L/kg*h) by contact with water.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

Justification for classification or non-classification

The substance is not yet classified in the Annex I of Directive 67/548/EEC. According to the information summarized in this below, no classification on flammability is needed:

- As liquid, no flash point up to 249 °C;

- As liquid, boiling point is higher than 300 °C;

- No pyrophoric property, based on experience from production and handling;

- It does not ignite spontaneously with water and does not liberate flammable gases in hazardous amounts in contact with water.

Based on the data summarized above, the substance is also not flammable according to GHS (Regulation EC 1272/2008).