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Endpoint:
flammable solids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2003
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Test procedue similar to VDI 2263 sheet 1

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2003
Report date:
2003

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
other: VDI 2263 sheet 1
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Determination of the combustion class number ("Brennzahl" BZ)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-[(4-methyl-2-nitrophenyl)azo]-3-oxo-N-phenylbutyramide
EC Number:
219-730-8
EC Name:
2-[(4-methyl-2-nitrophenyl)azo]-3-oxo-N-phenylbutyramide
Cas Number:
2512-29-0
Molecular formula:
C17H16N4O4
IUPAC Name:
2-[(4-methyl-2-nitrophenyl)diazenyl]-3-oxo-N-phenylbutanamide
Test material form:
solid: nanoform, no surface treatment

Results and discussion

Flammable solids
Key result
Test procedure:
burning rate test: preliminary screening test
Remarks on result:
not determinable

Any other information on results incl. tables

After trying to ignite the sample with a flame, the test substance became liquid and did not show any other reaction.


After ignition with a hot platinum wire the sample burned locally and decomposed under formation of flammable gases.


Therefore the test substance was rated with the combustibility index 3 ("Local burning or glowing without spread", "Brennzahl" 3 definition according to HVBG, 2001).


As the flame did not propagate no burning rate could be determined.


 


Reference: HVBG, Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften: GESTIS-DUST-EX Database - combustion and explosve characteristics of dusts, Edition 2/2001 HVBG, Sankt Augustin, 2001 

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
non flammable
Conclusions:
The test substance was rated with the combustibility index 3 (local burning without spread). The test item does not burn independently at room temperature and is therefore not a flammable solid according to UN class 4.1.
Executive summary:

The combustibility index of the test substance was determined. The test substance was rated with the combustibility index 3 (local burning without spread). The test item is not a flammable solid.

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