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flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with national standard methods with acceptable restrictions
according to guideline
ISO No., other: DIN EN 2719
GLP compliance:
Other quality assurance:
ISO/IEC 17025 (General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories)
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Batch-no.: 05116/MA
Key result
Flash point:
ca. 146 °C
Atm. press.:
1 021 mBar


(triple determination)

Temperature of first ignition trail: 125 °C / 125 °C / 125 °C

Atmosphreic pressure: 1021 mbar

Ignition temperature: 145 °C / 148 °C / 146 °C

Falsh point (average): 146 °C

The flash point of heptadecane was determined to be 146 °C at 1021 mbar.
Executive summary:

The Flash point of Heptadecane was determined according to DIN EN 2719 Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Test item was n-heptadecane. The value for the flash point was determined to be 146 °C.

Description of key information

The flash point of heptadecane is 146 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
146 °C

Additional information

The flash point of 146 °C was determined in a reliable study.