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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
From June 02, 2012 to August 21, 2012
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
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:
ISO No., other: United Nations (UN), UN no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.5: Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Part III: Classification Procedures, Test Methods and Criteria Relating to Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Division 5.1, Class 8 and Class 9, Paragraph 32.4.
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ISO No., other: ASTM International, ASTM D 93: “Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester”, December 10, 2002
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
closed cup
Key result
Flash point:
218 °C
Atm. press.:
1 019 hPa

Preliminary test

The estimated flash-point of the test substance was 222°C.

 

Main study

The results of the main study on the determination of the flash-point of the test substance are given inTable1.

 

Table1: Main study - flash-point of the test substance

Test

Flash-point

[°C]

Lowest flash-point

[°C]

 

 

 

1

218

218

2

222

 

 

 

 

 

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
Under the conditions of the study, the flash point of the test substance was determined to be 218°C.
Executive summary:

A study was conducted to determine the flash point of the test substance using the APM-7 Pensky-Martens closed cup automatic flash-point tester method according to ISO Guideline 2719 and EU Guideline A.9. Under the conditions of the study, the flash point was determined to be 218°C (Baltussen, 2017).

Description of key information

The flash point was determined using the APM-7 Pensky-Martens closed cup automatic flash-point tester method according to ISO Guideline 2719 and EU Guideline A.9. (Baltussen, 2017). 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
218 °C

Additional information