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flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Experimental starting date: 30 November 2017 Experimental completion date: 06 December 2017
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference Type:
study report

Materials and methods

Test guideline
according to guideline
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
(2-ethyl-2-methyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)methyl acrylate
Cas Number:
Molecular formula:
(2-ethyl-2-methyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)methyl acrylate
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Identification: MEDOL-10
Chemical name: (2-Ethyl-2-methyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)methyl acrylate
CAS number: 69701-99-1
Appearance/physical state: clear colorless liquid
Batch: 09892701
Purity: 99.9%
Expiry date: 06 March 2018
Storage conditions: room temperature, in the dark

Results and discussion

Flash point
Flash point:
>= 108 - <= 112 °C
Atm. press.:
101 kPa

Any other information on results incl. tables

Results of the flash point determination are shown in the following table:

Test Temperature (ºC) Observations
21.0 No flash.
26.0 No flash.
31.0 No flash.
36.0 No flash.
41.0 No flash.
46.0 No flash.
51.0 No flash.
56.0 No flash.
61.0 No flash.
66.0 No flash.
71.0 No flash.
71 (fresh sample) No flash.
76.0 No flash.
81.0 No flash.
86.0 No flash.
91.0 No flash.
96.0 No flash across the complete sample cup, although a “halo” was observed.
101.0 (fresh sample) No flash.
106.0 No flash.
111.0 A blue flash spread across the sample cup.
111.0 (fresh sample) A blue flash spread across the sample cup.
106.0 (fresh sample) No flash.
107.0 (fresh sample) No flash.
108.0 (fresh sample) No flash.
109.0 (fresh sample) No flash.
110.0 (fresh sample) A blue flash spread across the sample cup.
110.0 (fresh sample) A blue flash spread across the sample cup.
108.0 (fresh sample) No flash.

Atmospheric pressure: 101.0 kPa

Observed flash point: 110.0 °C

Corrected flash point: 110.1 °C

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 110 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

Flash Point. 110 ± 2 °C, determined using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.