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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
19-Jan-2015
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 2719 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method)
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
non-equilibrium method closed cup
Key result
Flash point:
83 °C
Atm. press.:
1 005.1 hPa

Results

Preliminary test

The results of the pre-test with the search program are summarised in the following table.

The result “ignition” is indicated by + and “no ignition” by -.

 

Preliminary test

Amount of test item / g

Temperature / °C

Ignition (+/-)

Air pressure / hPa

67.78

83.0

+

1005.0

 

In the preliminary test the lowest temperature where an ignition was observed was 83.0 °C.

 

Main test

The test results of the main test are presented in the following table. An ignition is indicated by + and no ignition by -.

 

Main test

Amount of test item / g

Temperature / °C

Ignition (+/-)

Air pressure / hPa

Flash point (corr.) / °C

67.60

83.0

+

1005.1

83.198

67.72

83.0

+

1005.3

83.193

 

 

In the main test the lowest temperature where an ignition was observed was 83.0 °C.

The average measured flash point is corrected to the ambient pressure to be 83.195 °C

The resulting average corrected flash point rounded down to the nearest multiple of 0.5 °C is 83.0 °C.

 

Final Results

The test item has a flash point of 83.0 °C (average corrected and rounded down to the nearest multiple of 0.5 °C) according to Regulation EC No. 440/2008 Method A.9. Flash Point, CIPAC MT 12 (2009) and Guideline OCSPP 830.6315 (1996).

 

Conclusions:
A flash point value of 83.0 °C (at 1005.1 hPa) was determined for the test substance according to E.U. Method A.9.

Description of key information

Flash point: 83.0 °C at 1005.1 hPa (EU Method A.9, closed cup)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

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