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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
23rd February - 26th March 2010
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study conducted in accordance with generally accepted scientific principles, possibly with incomplete reporting or methodological deficiencies, which do not affect the quality of the relevant results.
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 2719 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method)
Version / remarks:
2002
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point:
< 20 °C
Atm. press.:
101.325 kPa
Conclusions:
The flash point of shale oil light fraction is < 20 ºC.
Executive summary:

The flash point of shale oil light fraction is < 20 ºC.

Description of key information

The flash point of shale oil light fraction is < 20 ºC.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

As the flash point is <20 ºC, but the boiling point is >35 ºC, the substance should be classified as a category 2 flammable liquid with hazard phrase H225 in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.