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Based on its physical chemical properties, octan-3-one has to be classified as a Flammable liquid category 3 according to the criteria of Regulation 1272/2008/EC (CLP), due to its flash point of 53ºC.

Octan-3-one is a colourless liquid at ambient temperature and pressure.

The melting point of octan-3-one is -23°C (250 K).

The substance octan-3-one has a boiling point 169 -173° C (442 - 446 K).

The relative density of octan-3-one is 820 kg/m3 at 20°C (293 K).

The substance octan-3-one has a vapour pressure of 0.267 kPa

The partition coefficient (Log Pow) of octan-3-one is 2.9 at 32°C (305 K) at pH 7.

The water solubility of octan-3-one is 647.0 mg/L at 20°C.

The flash point of octan-3-one is 53°C.

The substance octan-3-one has an auto-ignition temperature of 365°C.

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