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Endpoint:
self-heating substances / mixtures
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
07 May 2019 to 14 May 2019
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2019
Report date:
2019

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
UN Manual of Tests and Criteria: Test N.4 (Test method for self-heating substances)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
1,3,6,8-Pyrenetetrasulfonic acid, sodium salt
EC Number:
626-424-1
Cas Number:
59572-10-0
Molecular formula:
C16H16O12S4.4Na
IUPAC Name:
1,3,6,8-Pyrenetetrasulfonic acid, sodium salt
Test material form:
solid
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Identification: 1,3,6,8-Pyrenetetrasulfonic acid, sodium salt (1:4)
Appearance/Physical state: Yellow powder
Batch: 2019-41548
Purity: Not supplied
Expiry date: November 2023
Storage conditions: Room temperature over silica gel, in the dark

Results and discussion

Self-heating substances / mixtures
Key result
Test procedure:
100 mm sample cube at 140°C
Result:
negative outcome (no effect observed)

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
not classified based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
A study conducted according to UN Manual of Tests and Criteria: Test N.4 (Test method for self-heating substances) concluded that the test material is not considered to be a self-heating substance.
Executive summary:

Classification of Self Heating Substances.

Not a self heating substance, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method N.4 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Manual of Tests and Criteria, 6threvised edition 2015 and Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of 16 December 2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures.