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25 °C, closed cup (HSDB, original data source: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology)

18.3 - 25.3 °C, closed cup (HSDB, original data source: Hawley, G.G., The Condensed Chemical Dictionary)

33 °C, closed cup (HSDB, original data source: Merck Index)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
33 °C

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Criteria for choosing this particular data:

Closed cup data. HSDB data base and The Merck Index are mentioned as reliable sources for phys.-chem. data in "Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment Chapter R.7a: Endpoint specific guidance" (ECHA, May 2008).

The data from The Merck Index is the latest one of the three mentioned on HSDB.

In accordance with REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2008, L 353/60, the substance is to be classified as flammable, category 3, as the substance has a flash point ≥ 23 °C and ≤ 60 °C. This is in accordance with the official classification in REG. (EC) No 1272/2008, L353/547.