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Description of key information

1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (HFC 134a) is a gas and is not flammable in air at ambient temperature and pressure.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
non flammable

Additional information

1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (HFC 134a) is a gas and is not flammable in air at ambient temperature and pressure. 1,1,1,2 -tetrafluoroethane (Refrigerant Gas R 134a) is also shipped according to the various modal regulations of national and international transport under UN Number 3159, Class 2, Division 2.2, non-flammable, non-toxic gas.

Justification for classification or non-classification

1,1,1,2 -tetrafluoroethane (HFC 134a) is a gas and not flammable with air under ambient temperature and pressure. Therefore, it is not classified as Extremely Flammable according to EU Directive 67/548/EEC and EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures, (CLP) Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.