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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
17 February 2017 to 05 April 2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
152 °C
Atm. press.:
101 kPa

RESULTS

-In the preliminary assessment, the test item melted, boiled and then ignited with a large orange flame emitting pale grey fumes.

- Results of the flash point determination are shown in Table 1 (below).

 

TABLE 1 – RESULTS OF FLASH POINT DETERMINATION

Test temperature (°C)

Observations

22 (fresh sample) to 72

No flash for each temperature assessed

72 (fresh sample) to 97

No flash for each temperature assessed

102 (fresh sample) to 152

No flash for each temperature assessed

152 (fresh sample)

Blue flash spread across the sample cup

147 (fresh sample)

No flash

148 (fresh sample)

No flash

149 (fresh sample)

Blue flash spread across sample tube

149 (fresh sample)

No flash

150 (fresh sample)

No flash

151 (fresh sample)

No flash

152 (fresh sample)

Blue flash spread across sample tube

150 (fresh sample)

No flash

Atmospheric pressure: 101 kPa

Observed flash point: 152°C

Corrected flash point: 152.1°C

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item was determined to be 152 ± 2 °C using the closed cup equilibrium method.
Executive summary:

GUIDELINE

The determination was carried out using a closed cup Setaflash 30000-0 flash point tester and was designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

 

RESULTS

The flash point of the test item was determined to be 152 ± 2 °C using the closed cup equilibrium method.

Description of key information

The flash point of the test item was determined to be 152 ± 2 °C using the closed cup equilibrium method (EU Method A.9).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
152 °C

Additional information

GUIDELINE

The determination was carried out using a closed cup Setaflash 30000-0 flash point tester and was designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

 

RESULTS

The flash point of the test item was determined to be 152 ± 2 °C using the closed cup equilibrium method.