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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
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
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to
Guideline:
ISO 3679 (Determination of flash point - Rapid equilibrium closed cup method)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Name: 9-Octadecenoic acid (9Z)-, propyl ester
Product Description: Propyl oleate
CAS No.: 111-59-1
Physical state: pale yellow to yellow liquid at 20 °C
Batch No.: 37584
Re-certification date of batch: 08 March 2018
Purity: > 99 % (fatty acid propyl esters, max water content 0.3 % (w/w))
Free Fatty Acid, % Oleic: 0.1
Color, Gardner: 3
Iodine Value, cg I2/g 75
Cloud Point, degrees C 0
Saponification Number, mg KOH/g 177
Moisture, % 0,07
Stability: stable under test conditions
Storage condition of test material: Room temperature, protected from light
Key result
Flash point:
>= 180.5 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa

Study Results

The test item Propyl oleate shows a flash point at a temperature of 180.5 °C according to the definition in the Council Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 laying down test methods pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), method A.9. (by means of rapid tester – closed cup system, according to DIN EN ISO 3679).

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The test item Propyl oleate shows a flash point at a temperature of 180.5 °C (1013 mbar) according to the definition in the Council Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 laying down test methods pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), method A.9. (by means of rapid tester – closed cup system, according to DIN EN ISO 3679).
Executive summary:

The test item Propyl oleate shows a flash point at a temperature of 180.5 °C (1013 mbar) according to the definition in the Council Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 laying down test methods pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), method A.9. (by means of rapid tester – closed cup system, according to DIN EN ISO 3679).

Description of key information

The test item Propyl oleate shows a flash point at a temperature of 180.5 °C (1013 mbar) according to the definition in the Council Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008 laying down test methods pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), method A.9. (by means of rapid tester – closed cup system, according to DIN EN ISO 3679).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
180.5 °C

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