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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Guideline study, to GLP.
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO No., other: 3679 'Determination of Flash Point - Rapid Equilibrium closed cup method', 2004
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO No., other: ASTM D93: 'Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester', 2002
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO No., other: ASTM D7094: 'Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Modified Continuously Closed Cup (MCCCFP) Tester', 2012
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
closed cup
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Commercial name: Dimetol (as reported in the report):
Chemical nature: 2,6-dimethylheptan-2-ol
Molecular weight: 144.2 g/mol
CAS number: 13254-34-7
Batch: PE00090447
Purity: 99.6 %
Expiry date: 28 May 2016
Key result
Flash point:
68 °C
Atm. press.:
101 kPa
Interpretation of results:
Category 4 (combustible liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The closed cup method was applied for the determination of the flash-point of Dimetol.
The flash-point of the test substance was 68°C.

Description of key information

The closed cup method was applied for the determination of the flash-point of Dimetol, EU Method A9 Flash-Point.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
68 °C

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