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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
25 January 2017 to 08 March 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:
249 °C
Atm. press.:
101 kPa

RESULTS

-In the preliminary assessment, the test item melted then ignited with an orange flame. Initially pale grey fumes were emitted, darkening as the combustion continued.

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

TABLE 1 – RESULTS OF FLASH POINT DETERMINATION

Test temperature (°C)

Observations

21 (fresh sample) to 71

No flash for each temperature assessed

71 (fresh sample) to 86

No flash for each temperature assessed

91

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

91 (fresh sample) to 96

No flash for each temperature assessed

101 (fresh sample) to 151

No flash for each temperature assessed

151 (fresh sample) to 201

No flash for each temperature assessed

201 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

201 (fresh sample) to 246

No flash for each temperature assessed

251

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

251 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

251 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

246 (fresh sample)

No flash

247 (fresh sample)

No flash

248 (fresh sample)

No flash

249 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

249 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

247 (fresh sample)

No flash

Atmospheric pressure: 101 kPa

Observed flash point: 249°C

Corrected flash point: 249.2°C

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item was determined to be 249 ± 2°C using the closed cup 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 249 ± 2°C using the closed cup method.

Description of key information

The flash point of the test item was determined to be 249 ± 2 °C using the closed cup method (EU Method A.9).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
249 °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 249 ± 2 °C using the closed cup method.