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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
10 January 2018 – 19 January 2018
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
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
30 °C
Atm. press.:
100.4 kPa

Table 1: Full Results of the Flash Point Determination

Temperature (ºC)

Observations

21.0

No flash. The test flame became more blue in colour.

26.0

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

31.0

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

31.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

26.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

27.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

28.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

29.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

29.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

30.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

30.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup.

28.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

28.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

Interpretation of results:
Category 3 (flammable liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item was determined to be 30 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

The determination of the flash point was carried out using a closed cup flash point tester, using a procedure designed to be compatible with EU Method A.9. The flash point of the test item was determined to be 30 ± 2 °C.

Description of key information

The determination of the flash point was carried out using a closed cup flash point tester, using a procedure designed to be compatible with EU Method A.9. The flash point of the test item was determined to be 30 ± 2 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
30 °C

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