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Description of key information

Flammability limits
2.3 - 24.5%
2.4 - 20.6%
2.5 - 19.8%
1.8 - 14%

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
flammable

Additional information

A number of published values are available for the upper and lower flammability of methoxyethanol. These values cover a reasonably narrow range of values and at least 3 are clearly different which suggest that they originate from different sources. No single value is from a reliable source but this weight of evidence allows confidence in the decided key parameter which is based on an average of the quoted values to integer values (2 - 20%). These combined with the flashpoint lead to the conclusion for the key parameter.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Flash point falls within the range for classification as flammable.