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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Jan-March 2013
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Version / remarks:
Official Journal of the European Union, 31.5.2008
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
ASTM D93 (Standard test methods for flash point by pensky-martens closed cup tester)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.6315 (Flammability)
Version / remarks:
EPA 712–C–96–024; August 1996
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Remarks:
The flash point was determined using a PetroLab Corp. Model PMA 2 flash point test apparatus.
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Identifier: EXP1200078
Appearance: Very dark brown (almost black) viscous liquid
Batch: E00275-350
Sample Expiration Date: end-2013
Purity:100%
Key result
Flash point:
172.2 °C
Atm. press.:
771 mm Hg
Test procedure:
other:
Remarks on result:
not measured/tested
Remarks:
Pensky-Martens closed tester method.

Determination of Flash Point for EXP1200078 

 

Subsample
ID

Flash Point Temperature Program

Barometric
Pressure
(mm Hg)

Flash
Point
°C (F)1

523C-193-FP-1

523C-193-FP-2

ASTM A

ASTM A

771

771

173.2 (343.8)

171.2 (340.2)

Overall Mean:

% Difference:

771

0.02

172.2 (342.0)

1.23

1F = 9/5 (°C) + 32:  CRC, Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 60thEdition.

2%Difference = [absolute value (Barometric Pressure (mm Hg) for sample 523C-193-FP-1 – Barometric Pressure (mm Hg) for sample 523C-193-FP-2)] / [0.5 x (Barometric Pressure (mm Hg) for sample 523C-193-FP-1 + Barometric Pressure (mm Hg) for sample 523C-193-FP-2)] x 100.

3%Difference = [absolute value (Flash Point (ºC) for sample 523C-193-FP-1 - Flash Point (ºC) for sample 523C-193-FP-2)] / [0.5 x (Flash Point (ºC) for sample 523C-193-FP-1 + Flash Point (ºC) for sample 523C-193-FP-2)] x 100.

Results were generated using Microsoft®Excel 2000 in full precision mode.  Manual calculations may differ slightly.

 

Interpretation of results:
other: Not classified.
Conclusions:
EXP1200078 has a flash point of 172.2 C at 771 mm Hg using the Pensky-Martens closed tester method.
Executive summary:

EXP1200078 has a flash point of 172.2 C at 771 mm Hg using the Pensky-Martens closed tester method; this conforms to EU method A.9 (Flash Point).

Description of key information

EXP1200078 has a flash point of 172.2 C at 771 mm Hg using the Pensky-Martens closed tester method; this conforms to EU method A.9 (Flash Point).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
172.2 °C

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