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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Experimental starting date: 22 November 2012. Experimental completion date: 22 November 2012.
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: GLP guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
closed cup
Remarks:
Instrument: Setaflash flash point tester 30000-0
Key result
Flash point:
59.282 °C
Atm. press.:
100.1 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: Corrected flash point.

Results of the flash point determination

Temperature (°C)

Observations

20

No flash

25

No flash

30

No flash

35

No flash

40

No flash

45

No flash

50

No flash

55

No flash

60

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

55 (fresh sample)

No flash

56

No flash

57

No flash

58

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

58

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

58

No flash

59

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

59 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

59 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

57

No flash

57

No flash

Interpretation of results:
Category 3 (flammable liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test material was assessed according to EU Method A9 and determined to be 59 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test item was determined to be 59 ± 2 °C, using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with

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 material was assessed according to EU Method A9 and determined to be 59 ± 2 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
59 °C

Additional information

The flash point of the test item was determined to be 59 ± 2 °C, using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with

Method A9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.