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Endpoint:
flash point, other
Remarks:
The determination was carried out using a closed cup flash point tester
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Experimental starting date: 25 February 2016 Experimental completion date: 07 March 2016
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Version / remarks:
The determination was carried out using a closed cup flash point tester*, using a procedure designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation
(EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Instrument: Setaflash 30000-0 flash point tester
*Based on, Anon (1983) Paints, Varnishes, Petroleum and Related Products – Determination of Flash Point – Rapid Equilibrium Method, International Standard ISO 3679-2004 (E), Second Edition – 2004-04-01, P1-18 and Anon (1989) Flash Point of Liquids by Setaflash Closed-Cup Apparatus, ASTM D-3278-89, P1-7.
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
other: The determination was carried out using a closed cup flash point tester
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
99 °C
Atm. press.:
102.6 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 99 ± 2 °C.

Results of the flash point determination are shown in the following table.

 

Table 1

 

Temperature (ºC)

Observations

21.0

No flash.

26.0

No flash.

31.0

No flash.

36.0

No flash.

41.0

No flash.

46.0

No flash.

51.0

No flash.

56.0

No flash.

61.0

No flash.

66.0

No flash.

71.0

No flash.

71.0 (fresh sample)

No flash.

76.0

No flash.

81.0

No flash.

86.0

No flash.

91.0

No flash.

96.0

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

96.0 (fresh sample)

No flash.

101.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

101.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

101.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

97.0 (fresh sample)

No flash.

98.0 (fresh sample)

No flash.

99.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

99.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

97.0 (fresh sample)

No flash.

Atmospheric pressure = 102.6 kPa Corrected flash point = 98.71 ºC

Interpretation of results:
other: Not classified
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 99 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

Flash Point. 99 ± 2°C, using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

Flash Point. 99 ± 2°C, using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
99 °C

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