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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
09 October 2018 to 22 November 2018
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:
2016
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ISO 2719 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method)
Version / remarks:
2002
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ASTM D93 (Standard test methods for flash point by pensky-martens closed cup tester)
Version / remarks:
2002
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: ASTM D7094. Standard Test Method for Flash Point by Modified Continuously Closed Cup (MCCCFP) Tester.
Version / remarks:
2012
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: UN no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.6 Paragraph 32.4.1: Non-Viscous Flammable Liquids.
Version / remarks:
2015
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
86 °C
Remarks on result:
other: Atm. pressure not specified

Preliminary Test

- The estimated flash-point of the test material was 85 °C.

 

Main Study

- The difference between the results obtained with the Test 1 and Test 2 was ≤ 2 °C. From this, it was concluded that the flash-point of the test material is the lowest flash-point obtained.

 

Table 1: Main Study: Flash-point of the Test Material

Test

Flash Point (°C)

Lowest Flash Point (°C)

1

86

86

2

86

 

Interpretation of results:
other: Not classified in accordance with EU criteria
Conclusions:
Under the conditions of this study, the flash-point of the test material was 86 °C.
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test material was investigated in accordance with the standardised guidelines EU Method A.9., UN no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.6 Paragraph 32.4.1, ASTM D93, ASTM D7094 and ISO 2719, under GLP conditions.

The closed cup method was applied for the determination of the flash-point.

Under the conditions of this study, the flash-point of the test material was 86 °C.

Description of key information

Under the conditions of this study, the flash-point of the test material was 86 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
86 °C

Additional information

The flash point of the test material was investigated in accordance with the standardised guidelines EU Method A.9., UN no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.6 Paragraph 32.4.1, ASTM D93, ASTM D7094 and ISO 2719, under GLP conditions. The study was awarded a reliability score of 1 in accordance with the criteria set forth by Klimisch et al. (1997).

The closed cup method was applied for the determination of the flash-point.

Under the conditions of this study, the flash-point of the test material was 86 °C.