Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The procedures used followed those described in EC Directive 92/69/EEC Method A9. The study was conducted in a GLP compliant laboratory.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2009
Report Date:
2009

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): TAEE (tert-Amyl Ethyl Ether)
- CAS number: 919-94-8
- Physical state: Colourless mobile liquid at ambient room temperature
- Analytical purity: 99.4 %
- Impurities (identity and concentrations): Identified impurities are (wt-%): ethanol 0.02, diethyl ether 0.02, 2-methyl-2-butanol 0.07, C8-C10 ethers 0.03, C5-olefins 0.09, C9-C10 -olefins 0.27
- Purity test date: 9.10.2008
- Lot/batch No.: 00931302

Results and discussion

Flash point
Flash point:
-1.3 °C
Atm. press.:
101.325 kPa

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The flash point temperature was below -1.3°C (closed cup equilibrium method)
Executive summary:

The study was a GLP compliant laboratory study. The procedures used followed those described in EC Directive 92/69/EEC Method A9. The flash point of TAEE was evaluated using the closed cup equilibrium method and was observed to be below -1.3°C.