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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2010-02-08 to 2010-04-12
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
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Also performed to:
ASTM International, ASTM D 93: “Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester”, December 10, 2002.

United Nations (UN), UN no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.4: Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Part III: Classification Procedures, Test Methods and Criteria Relating to Explosives of Class 3, Class 4, Division 5.1 and Class 9, Paragraph 32.4.1: “Non-Viscous Flammable Liquids”, 2003.
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Remarks:
Conducted in compliance with OECD Good Laboratory Practices Guidelines (1997)
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point:
156 °C
Atm. press.:
1 012 hPa

Preliminary test

The estimated flash-point of the test substance was 158 °C

 

Definitive test

A difference of ≤ 6 °C was observed in the two tests. The lowest flash-point obtained was determined to be the flash-point of the test material.

 

Table 1: Results of the definitive test

Test

Flash point [°C]

Lowest flash point [°C]

1

160

156

2

156

 

Conclusions:
Using the Pensky-Martens closed cup method, the flash point of the test material, Octyltintris(2-ethylhexyl mercaptoacetate),was determined to be 156 °C at 1012.0 hPa.
Executive summary:

From the study conducted to EU Method A.9 and ISO 2719:2002 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method) performed to GLP, the flash point of the test material, Octyltintris(2 -ethylhexyl mercaptoacetate), was found to be 156 °C at 1012.0 hPa using the Pensky-Martens closed cup method.

Description of key information

The flash point of Octyltintris(2-ethylhexyl mercaptoacetate) was 156°C at 1012 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
156 °C

Additional information

From the study conducted to EU Method A.9 and ISO 2719:2002 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method) performed to GLP, the flash point of the test material, Octyltintris(2 -ethylhexyl mercaptoacetate), was found to be 156 °C at 1012.0 hPa using the Pensky-Martens closed cup method.