Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
explosiveness, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
26 October 1993 - 16 March 1994
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
1994
Report Date:
1994

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.14 (Explosive properties)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Specific details on test material used for the study:
SOURCE OF TEST MATERIAL
- Test material: Simazine (technical)
- Appearance: White powder
- Batch No.of test material: 381 ref 765
- Expiration date of the batch: Two years from date of manufacture
- Purity: 97.8%

STABILITY AND STORAGE CONDITIONS OF TEST MATERIAL
- Storage condition of test material: In the dark at 4°C

Results and discussion

Small-scale preliminary testsopen allclose all
Key result
Parameter:
sensitiveness to friction: friction load (N)
Remarks on result:
not sensitive to friction using a friction load of 360 N
Key result
Parameter:
sensitiveness to impact: impact energy (J)
Remarks on result:
not sensitive to impact using an impact energy of 40 J
Key result
Parameter:
thermal sensitivity - Koenen test: diameter of the orifice plate
Remarks:
6 and 2 mm
Remarks on result:
not thermal sensitive if heated under defined confinement

Any other information on results incl. tables

MECHANICAL SENSITIVITY (FRICTION): No reaction was observed in any of the tests.

MECHANICAL SENSITIVITY (SHOCK): No reaction was observed in any of the tests.

THERMAL SENSITIVITY: In each case, the test substance ignited but no explosions were recorded and there was no deformation to any of the tubes. The following observations were recorded:

Table 1: Thermal sensitivity

Orifice diameter and test run number

Weights used (g)

Observations

6 mm

 

The test substance ignited after about 90 seconds and burnt with an orange/yellow flame for the remainder of the test.

1

15.58

2

15.60

3

15.68

2 mm

 

The test substance ignited after about 60 seconds and burnt with an orange/yellow flame (with some sparking) for the remainder of the test.

1

15.62

2

ca. 15.6

3

ca. 15.6

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
Simazine (technical) does not possess explosive properties.