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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
May 2009
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
comparable to guideline study with acceptable restrictions
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
non-equilibrium method closed cup
Remarks:
ASTM 3278
Key result
Flash point:
122 °C
Atm. press.:
101.325 kPa

RESULTS/CONCLUSION

 

The flash point corrected to 101.325 kPa was determined to be 122 ⁰C +/- 2 ⁰C.

 

The test results of both runs are reported in Table X-1. Ambient atmospheric pressure was 97.6 kPa.

 

Table X-1. Flash point results

                                       Run 1                                                                 Run 2

Temp, C

Result

Temp, C

Result

93

No flash

117

No flash

94

No flash

118

No flash

95

No flash

119

No flash

96

No flash

120

No flash

97

No flash

121

Flash detected

98

No flash

 

 

99

No flash

 

 

100

No flash

 

 

101

No flash

 

 

102

No flash

 

 

103

No flash

 

 

104

No flash

 

 

105

No flash

 

 

106

No flash

 

 

107

No flash

 

 

108

No flash

 

 

109

No flash

 

 

110

No flash

 

 

111

No flash

 

 

112

No flash

 

 

113

No flash

 

 

114

No flash

 

 

115

No flash

 

 

116

No flash

 

 

117

No flash

 

 

118

No flash

 

 

119

No flash

 

 

120

No flash

 

 

121

No flash

 

 

122

Flash detected

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES

X-1. Material Safety Data Sheet for n-Decane Flash Point Reference Material, MSDS Number 8517, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Standard Reference Materials Program, Gaithersburg, MD, October, 1995.

 

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point corrected to 101.325 kPa was determined to be 122 ⁰C +/- 2 ⁰C.
Executive summary:

The flash point corrected to 101.325 kPa was determined to be 122 ⁰C +/- 2 ⁰C.

Description of key information

The flash point corrected to 101.325 kPa was determined to be 122 ⁰C +/- 2 ⁰C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
120 °C

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