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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
other: observation
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data from peer reviewed handbook

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Laminage à froid des produits plats
Author:
Jean-Claude Calmon, Jean Cenac

Materials and methods

GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Mill scale (ferrous metal)
EC Number:
266-007-8
EC Name:
Mill scale (ferrous metal)
Cas Number:
65996-74-9
Molecular formula:
Not available (see remarks field below)
IUPAC Name:
Mill scale (ferrous metal)

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form / colour / odour
Form:
other: granular
Colour:
Grey. Colour can vary depending on the prevalence of the iron oxides and further reaction with oxygen: grey-blue, when prevalence of Fe2O3; light grey, when prevalence of Fe3O4; mill scale may even turn to red colour.
Odour:
odourless
Substance type:
inorganic

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

Mill scale is a grey, odorless, inorganic, solid substance in granular shape.

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