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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
8 March 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Justification for type of information:
The study was conducted according to an internationally recognised method, and under GLP. The substance is considered to be adequately characterised. Therefore full validation applies.
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Version / remarks:
according to the European Commission Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 3679 (Determination of flash point - Rapid equilibrium closed cup method)
Version / remarks:
2015
Deviations:
no
Principles of method if other than guideline:
not applicable
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
inspected on 20 and 21 June 2017 / signed on 04 September 2017
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
other: Normalab NPV310
Key result
Flash point:
149 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa

The following tables show the results of the measurements as temperatures where ignition (+) was detected and where not (-).

Table 4.11.1:Preliminary test

Test item / g

Starting temperature / °C

Temperature / °C

Ignition + / -

2

20.0

100.0

-

4

100.0

150

+

4

100.0

157

+

 4 137  164  +

 

Table 4.11.2: Main test

Test item / g

Temperature / °C

Ignition + / -

Barometric pressure / hPa

4

150.0

-

999.8

4

155.0

+

999.8

4

154.0

+

999.8

4

153.0

+

999.8

4

152.0

+

999.8

4

151.0

+

999.8

4

150.5

+

999.8

4

150.0

+

999.8

4

149.5

+

999.8

4

149.0

+

999.8

4

148.5

-

999.8

4

149.0

+

999.8

4

148.5

-

999.8

4

149.0

+

999.8

4

148.5

-

999.8

The lowest flash point corrected to 1013 hPa is rounded down with an accuracy of 0.5 °C giving a value of 149 °C.

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item was stated as 149 °C at 1013 hPa
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test substance was determined under GLP according to EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point), using a Rapid equilibrium closed cup method (ISO3679, 2015).

The flashpoint of the test item was stated as 149 °C at 1013 hPa.

Description of key information

The flash point of the test item was stated as 149°C (corresponding to 422.15 K)

The substance is NOT classified according to UN GHS criteria and Regulation (EC) N°1272/2008 (CLP) criteria.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
149 °C

Additional information

The flash point of the test substance was determined under GLP according to EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point), using a Rapid-equilibrium closed cup method (ISO3679). It is considered as a key study. The result is retained as key data for purpose of CSA.

This study is relevant for the classification regarding flammable properties.