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flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
no data
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study without detailed documentation
Procedure and sample identification insufficiently described.
according to guideline
ISO 2719 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method)
according to guideline
ASTM D93 (Standard test methods for flash point by pensky-martens closed cup tester)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not applicable
GLP compliance:
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Dynamic viscosity of test material:
see 4.22
Key result
Flash point:
ca. 54.4 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 101 325 Pa


Interpretation of results:
Category 3 (flammable liquids) based on GHS criteria
The flash point of test item was determined to be 54.4°C.
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test substance was determined according to ISO 2719 and ASTM D 93 guidelines.

The flash point of the test item was stated as 54.4°C.

Description of key information

The flash point of the test item was measured at 54.4°C.

The substance is classified as a FLAMMABLE LIQUID Category 3 according to Regulation (EC) N°1272/2008 (CLP) and UN Globally Harmonized System (GHS) criteria.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
54.4 °C

Additional information

A reliable experimental study is available. Despite non-GLP it is considered as a key study.

Please refer to IUCLID section 4.13 Flammability endpoint summary for justification of classification.