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In accordance with column 2 of REACH annex VII, determination of explosiveness is not required because the substance contains no chemical units associated with explosive properties and the oxygen balance calculation gives a value of -244 for tetrahydrofuran. 

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Justification for classification or non-classification

The classification of tetrahydrofuran is concluded to be:

- under Directive 67/548/EEC criteria, R19 (May form explosive peroxides)

- under Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP GHS) criteria, not classified

- under UN GHS criteria, not classified