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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1971
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ASTM D93 (Standard test methods for flash point by pensky-martens closed cup tester)
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Mearurements have been performed in closed cup acc. Pensky-Martens and open cup using a Cleveland open cup guideline method.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Remarks:
A second value has been determined using a Cleveland open cup guideline method.
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Purity: typically > 98 %
Key result
Flash point:
68 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa

A second value has been determined using the Cleveland open cup method: 72 °C

Interpretation of results:
Category 4 (combustible liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The flash point has been determined being 68 °C using a Pensk-Martens closed cup method.
Executive summary:

The flash point has been determined being 68 °C using a Pensk-Martens closed cup method.

Description of key information

The flash point has been determined being 68 °C using a Pensk-Martens closed cup method.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
68 °C

Additional information

No classification under CLP criteria.

Classification: Category 4 (combustible liquids) based on UN-GHS criteria

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