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Endpoint:
explosive properties of explosives
Type of information:
other: data from collection of data
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
GESTIS-Stoffdatenbank
Author:
Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung
Year:
2018
Bibliographic source:
http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index.jsp

Materials and methods

Test material

1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
3-methylpentane
EC Number:
202-481-4
EC Name:
3-methylpentane
Cas Number:
96-14-0
Molecular formula:
C6H14
IUPAC Name:
3-methylpentane
Test material form:
liquid

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Lower explosion limit: 1.2 vol-%; 40 g/m³

Upper explosion limit: 7 vol-%; 250 g/m³

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The explosion limitis of 3-methylpentane are:
- lower explosion limit: 1.2 vol-%; 40 g/m³
- upper explosion limit: 7 vol-%; 250 g/m³