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Particle size distribution (Granulometry)

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The MMAD (Mass Median Aerodynamic Diameter < 100 µm) has a value of 55.93 µm as spherical particles.

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According to OECD guideline 110 the particle size distribution was determined by scanning electron microscopy method for the sieved fraction (< 100 µm, 14.23 % of total sample) and presented on the basis of calculated mass fractions. The median diameter was 55.93 µm with the main fraction of 10.54 % spherical volume distributing in the range of 10 -100 µm and hence the tested particles with sieved size smaller than 100 µm are mainly dominated by inhalable fraction as defined in EU 481.