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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
The study was conducted between 14 April 2014 and 28 April 2014.
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Type of method:
closed cup
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Batch: SC00010054
Purity: 96.5%
Flash point:
138 °C
Atm. press.:
102.2 kPa

Results of the flash point determination are shown in the following table:

Temperature (°C)

Observations

21.0

No flash

26.0

No flash

31.0

No flash

36.0

No flash

41.0

No flash

46.0

No flash

51.0

No flash

56.0

No flash

61.0

No flash

66.0

No flash

71.0

No flash

71.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

76.0

No flash

81.0

No flash

86.0

No flash

91.0

No flash

96.0

No flash

101.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

106.0

No flash

111.0

No flash

116.0

No flash

121.0

No flash

126.0

No flash

131.0

No flash

136.0

No flash

141.0

No flash. The test item had evaporated

106.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

121.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

126.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

131.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

136.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

141.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

136.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

137.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

138.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

138.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flame spread across the sample cup

136.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

Atmospheric pressure = 102.2 kPa

Corrected flash point = 137.8 °C

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point has been determined to be 138 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test substance was determined to be 138 ± 2 °C using a closed cup equilibrium method according to Method A9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

The flash point of the test substance was determined to be 138 ± 2 °C using a closed cup equilibrium method according to Method A9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
138 °C

Additional information

The flash point of the test substance was assessed using a closed cup equilibrium method according to Method A9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008. The flash point has been determined to be 138 ± 2 °C at atmospheric pressure (102.2 kPa).