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Physical & Chemical properties

Storage stability and reactivity towards container material

Administrative data

Endpoint:
storage stability and reactivity towards container material
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: see 'Remark'
Remarks:
Secondary literature but from a reliable source: HSDB database; data is **PEER REVIEWED**, as stated in HSDB database. HSDB database is referred to as reliable data source in "Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment Chapter R.7a: Endpoint specific guidance" from ECHA, May 2008. The original data source was not evaluated.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
other: database data
Title:
No information
Year:
1965
Bibliographic source:
[Browning, E. Toxicity and Metabolism of Industrial Solvents. New York: American Elsevier, 1965., p. 601]; cited in: HSDB database: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/f?./temp/~BM6Ntj:1

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
Test substance as stated in HSDB database: ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER (CASRN: 110-80-5)
Purity: no data

Results and discussion

Results:
According to the information in Browning (1965), cited in HSDB database, the substance "tends to decompose on exposure to sunlight". The substance should therefore be stored in the dark to prevent exposure to light.

Applicant's summary and conclusion