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Endpoint:
flash point, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
03/07/2015
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with national standard methods
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: OECD 103
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The flash point determination of test substance Zinc Stearate (CAS No. 557-05-1) was done. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of test material : Zinc distearate
- Molecular formula: C36H70O4Zn
- Molecular weight: 632.335 g/mol
- SMILES: CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)[O-].CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)[O-].[Zn+2]
- InChI: 1S/2C18H36O2.Zn/c2*1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20;/h2*2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20);/q;;+2/p-2
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state: Solid
- Batch no.: L216551704
- Purity: 11.10% (as zinc)
- Physical Appearance: Fine white amorphous powder
- Stability: Stable in recommended storage conditions
- Storage Conditions: 1. Ambient Temp (23 to 27 °C) √ (Store in a cool place. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry and well ventilated place)
Key result
Flash point:
111.3 °C
Atm. press.:
970.6 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: No other detail available

TEST DESCRIPTION AND RESULT

Method Details

Observations

Remarks if, any

Method

Closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus

 

 

Principle of Flash point test

The flash point of a flammable liquid is the lowest temperature at which there will be enough flammable vapor to ignite when an ignition source is applied.

 

Type of method

·    Closed cup

 

Flash point apparatus

·    Abel’s flash point apparatus

·    Pensky – Martin’s flash point apparatus

Pensky – Martin’s flash point apparatus

Volume of chemical used

gm/ml

5gm

Ignition source

Gas lighter/flame

Gas lighter

Atmospheric pressure

hPa

970.6hPa

Flash point (RESULT)

°C

111.3°C

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point determination of test substanceZinc Stearate(CAS No. 557-05-1) was done. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determine to be 111.3°C at 970.6 hPa.
Executive summary:

The flash point determination of test substanceZinc Stearate(CAS No. 557-05-1) was done. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determine to be 111.3°C at 970.6 hPa.

Description of key information

The flash point determination of test substanceZinc Stearate(CAS No. 557-05-1) was done. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determine to be 111.3°C at 970.6 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
111.3 °C

Additional information

The flash point determination of test substanceZinc Stearate(CAS No. 557-05-1) was done. The method is closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was determine to be 111.3°C at 970.6 hPa.