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Endpoint:
flash point, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
29-09-2017 – 29-09-2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
comparable to guideline study
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: as mentioned below
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The flash point determination of Test item 2-furoic acid (CAS No. 88-14-2) was done. The method was closed cup method using Pensky-Martens Flash Point Apparatus.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of test material: 2-furoic acid
- IUPAC name: furan-2-carboxylic acid
- Molecular formula: C5H4O3
- Molecular weight: 112.084 g/mole
- Smiles : c1(C(O)=O)ccco1
- Inchl: 1S/C5H4O3/c6-5(7)4-2-1-3-8-4/h1-3H,(H,6,7)
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state: Solid powder (Creamish white)
Key result
Flash point:
139.3 °C
Atm. press.:
969.4 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: no other details mentioned

Method Details

 

Observations

Remarks if,

any

Method

Closed cup method

 

 

Principle of Flash point

test

The flash point of a flammable

liquid is the lowest temperature at

which there will be enough

flammable vapor to ignite when an

ignition source is applied.

 

Type of method

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Flash point apparatus

·        

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Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus

Quantity of chemical

used

g/ml

5.001g

Ignition source

Gas lighter/flame

Gas lighter

Atmospheric pressure

hPa

969.4hPa

meanFlash point

(RESULT)

°C

139.3°C

Interpretation of results:
other: non flammable
Conclusions:
The mean flash point of 2-furoic acid (CAS No. 88-14-2) was 139.3°C at 969.4 hPa.
Executive summary:

The flash point determination of 2-furoic acid (CAS No. 88-14-2)was done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus. The test was conducted in replicates and mean flash point was determined to be 139.3°C at 969.4 hPa.

Description of key information

The mean flash point of 2-furoic acid (CAS No. 88-14-2) was 139.3°C at 969.4 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
139.3 °C

Additional information

The flash point determination of 2-furoic acid (CAS No. 88-14-2)was done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus. The test was conducted in replicates and mean flash point was determined to be 139.3°C at 969.4 hPa.