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Description of key information

See Flash point data

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flammability:
highly flammable

Additional information

Tetrahydrofuran is a liquid and its flammability has been determined from its flash point.

Justification for classification or non-classification

Based on the flash point of -21.2 C and a boiling point of 65 C for tetrahydrofuran, the classification of tetrahydrofuran is concluded to be:

- under Directive 67/548/EEC criteria, R11

- under Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP GHS) criteria, flammable liquid category 2.

- under UN GHS criteria, flammable liquid category 2.