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Endpoint:
flash point, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: OECD 103
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The flash point determination of Test chemical was done. The method was closed cup method using Pensky-Martens Flash Point Apparatus.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
79.6 °C
Atm. press.:
970.2 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: No other detail available

Observation Table :

 Method Details    Observations  Remarks if, any
 Method

 The flash point of a flammable

liquid is the lowest temperature at

which there will be enough

flammable vapor to ignite when an

ignition source is applied.

                        
 Type of method  Closed cup  
Flash point apparatus

 Abel’s flash pt apparatus

Pensky-Martens flash point

apparatus

 

Pensky-Martens flash

point apparatus

Quantity of chemical

used

 g/ml

5ml 

Ignition source 

 Gas lighter/flame

 Gas lighter

 Atmospheric pressure

 hPa

 970.2 hPa

Mean Flash point

(RESULT)

 °C

 79.6 °C

Interpretation of results:
other: Not classified
Conclusions:
The flash point of test chemical is 79.6°C at 970.2 hPa
Executive summary:

The flash point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 103. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determined to be 79.6°C at 970.2 hPa

Description of key information

The flash point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 103. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determined to be 79.6°C at 970.2 hPa

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
79.6 °C

Additional information

The flash point determination of test substance was done as per the test guideline OECD 103. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determined to be 79.6°C at 970.2 hPa.

From the available data from reliable source, the flash point of test chemical was determined to be 79 degree C. Based on criteria mentioned in CLP regulation the chemical has flash point >than 60 degree C hence the substance was considered to be non-flammable.

As the data from experiment has K1 reliability and the test was performed using OECD guidelines which has the value of flash point as 79.6°C at 970.2 hPa, thus considered as key study for the chemical safety assessment.