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Description of key information

None of the substances in the category Rosin, hydrogenated rosin and their salts are considered to be flammable, flammable on contact with water or pyrophoric.


Resin acids and rosin acids, potassium salts is not highly flammable (ignites briefly and does not propagate). Flammability on contact with water and pyrophoricity are waived on the basis of handling and use.


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Additional information

A GLP-compliant study, conducted according to EU Method A.10 (Flammability (Solids)), was provided for Resin acids and Rosin acids, potassium salts (Chilworth Technology, 2010a).

Justification for classification or non-classification

The available data indicates that Resin acids and Rosin acids, potassium salts is not classified as flammable