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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
This study was conducted between 19 October 2016 and 31 October 2016
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Version / remarks:
EC No. 440/2008 30 May 2008
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Identification: 4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol, oligomeric reaction products with 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane, reaction products with diethylenetriamine
Appearance/Physical state: Yellow/brown extremely viscous liquid
Batch: Ei3041
Purity: Not supplied
Expiry date: 01 May 2021
Storage conditions: Room temperature in the dark
Key result
Flash point:
ca. 228 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 100.2 kPa

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

Test Temperature (ºC)  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.
 146.0   No flash.
 151.0   No flash.
 151.0 (fresh sample)   No flash.
 156.0   No flash.
 161.0   No flash.
 166.0   No flash.
 171.0   No flash.
 176.0   No flash.
 181.0   No flash.
 186.0   No flash.
 191.0   No flash
 196.0    No flash
 201.0  (fresh sample)   No flash.
 206.0   No flash.
 211.0   No flash
 216.0    No flash
 221.0   No flash.
 226.0  No flash
 231.0

 A blue flash spread across the sample cup

 231.0 (fresh sample)

 A blue flash spread across the sample cup

 226.0 (fresh sample)

  No flash

 227.0 (fresh sample)

  No flash

 228.0 (fresh sample)

  A blue flash spread across the sample cup

 228.0 (fresh sample)

 A blue flash spread across the sample cup

 226.0 (fresh sample)

  No flash

Atmospheric pressure: 100.2 kPa

Corrected flash point: 228.3 ºC

Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 228 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

The hazardous physico-chemical properties of 4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol, oligomeric reaction products with 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane, reaction products with diethylenetriamine have been determined.

Flash Point.

228 ± 2 °C, using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
228 °C

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