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Flammability Limits (% by vol.)
Lower limit (at 125°C and 740 mmHg) : 2.1
Upper limit : 19.3
According to EC-guidelines, the substance is not flammable (gas/aerosol). However, according to the CFR-code, the substance is 'moderately flammable'. At elevated temperatures, a risk for fire exist. This can, depending on the temperature, change into a risk for explosion. Conclusion on this property are based on theoretical and structural considerations.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

non flammable

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Justification for classification or non-classification

Since the flashpoint is23°C and 60°C, furfural needs to be regarded as Category 3 flammable liquid H226 under CLP.