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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Guideline study performed under GLP. All relevant validity criteria were met.
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 3679 (Determination of flash point - Rapid equilibrium closed cup method)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ASTM D3278 (Standard test methods for flash point of liquids by small scale closed-cup apparatus)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
inspected: July 2016; signature: October 2016
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Flash point:
103.8 °C
Atm. press.:
101.325 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: observed flash point: 104 °C (conducted at 102 kPa) ; Determination corrected to 101.325 kPa
Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Remarks:
EU criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test substance has been determined to be 103.8 °C at 101.325 kPa.
Executive summary:

The flash point was determined using EU Method A.9 and consistent with the UN Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria (6th edition) using the small scale closed cup equilibrium method under GLP. An aliquot of the test item was transferred to the sample cup of the Setaflash tester. The sample was heated and allowed to equilibrate at the set temperature. The test flame was introduced into the sample cup for approximately 2½ seconds by sliding the cup shutter open. Observations were made for ignition of the vapour. If no ignition occurred, the temperature was increased and the test flame re-introduced. This was repeated until the lowest reproducible temperature at which a flash occurred, using a fresh sample, was determined. The results indicated are representative of the replicated (n ≥ 2) lowest temperature at which the test substance, measured under the conditions of this study causes the vapour of the liquid to ignite momentarily. Measurements were corrected to 101.325 kPa pressure. The flash point of the test substance has been determined to be 103.8 °C at 101.325 kPa.

Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2014
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Guideline study performed under GLP. All relevant validity criteria were met.
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: United Nations (UN), UN no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.5: Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Part III: Classification Procedures
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ASTM International, ASTM D 93: “Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester”, December 10, 2002
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 3679 (Determination of flash point - Rapid equilibrium closed cup method)
Version / remarks:
2004
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: ASTM International, ASTM D7094: “Standard Test Method for Flash Point by Modified Continuously Closed Cup (MCCCFP) Tester”, 2012.
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
inspected: March 2013; signature: May 2013
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
other: Eraflash flash-point tester
Flash point:
100 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Remarks on result:
other: mean flashpoint (n=2): 100 ± 2 °C ; Determination completed at atmospheric pressure
Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Remarks:
EU criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test substance has been determined to be 100 ± 2 °C at at 101.325 kPa.
Executive summary:

The flash point was determined using EU Method A.9 closed cup equilibrium method under GLP. The flash point of the test substance has been determined to be 100 ± 2 °C at 101.325 kPa.

Description of key information

FP: 103.8 °C at 101.325 kPa, EU Method A.9, 2017

FP: 100 ± 2 °C at 101.325 kPa, EU Method A.9, 2014

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
100 °C

Additional information

Key study: EU Method A.9, 2017 : The flash point was determined using EU Method A.9 and consistent with the UN Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria (6th edition) using the small scale closed cup equilibrium method under GLP. An aliquot of the test item was transferred to the sample cup of the Setaflash tester. Measurements were corrected to 101.325 kPa pressure. The flash point of the test substance has been determined to be 103.8 °C at 101.325 kPa.

 

Key study: EU Method A.9, 2014 : The flash point was determined using EU Method A.9 closed cup equilibrium method under GLP. The flash point of the test substance has been determined to be 100 ± 2 °C at 101.325 kPa.