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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
No information available
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
open cup
Key result
Flash point:
0 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa

The flash point of acrylonitrile is reported to be 0 oC at atmospheric pressure.

Interpretation of results:
Category 2 (highly flammable liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The flash point of acrylonitrile is reported to be 0 oC at atmospheric pressure.
Executive summary:

The flash point of acrylonitrile is reported to be 0 oC at atmospheric pressure.

Description of key information

Published handbook data report the flash point of acrylonitrile to be 0 oC at atmospheric pressure. As the boiling point is 77.3 oC, the substance is classified as a category 2 flammable liquid under CLP.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
0 °C

Additional information

The flash point of acrylonitrile is reported to be 0 oC at atmospheric pressure (Kirk-Othmer, 2001).