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Flash point

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
flash point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data from handbook or collection of data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Nitrobenzene and Nitrotoluenes
Author:
Dugal M
Year:
2005
Bibliographic source:
Kirk-Othmer Enyclopedia of Chemical Technology. Volume 17. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
secondary peer reviewed source, valid collection of data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
closed cup

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
3-nitrotoluene
EC Number:
202-728-6
EC Name:
3-nitrotoluene
Cas Number:
99-08-1
Molecular formula:
C7H7NO2
IUPAC Name:
1-methyl-3-nitrobenzene
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): m-Nitrotoluene
- Analytical purity: no data

Results and discussion

Flash point
Flash point:
106 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 mBar

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

The flash point of 3-nitrotoluene (closed-cup; 1013 mbar) is 106 °C (Dugal, 2005).