Registration Dossier

Physical & Chemical properties

Flash point

Currently viewing:

Administrative data

Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
1991
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with national standard methods

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Fire Protection Guide to Hazardous Materials.
Author:
Quincy, MA
Year:
2002
Bibliographic source:
Fire Protection Guide to Hazardous Materials. 13 ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 2002., p. 325-102

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
DIN 51755 (Testing of Mineral Oils and Other Combustible Liquids; Determination of Flash Point by the Closed Tester according to Abel-Pensky)
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
closed cup

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
liquid

Results and discussion

Flash point
Key result
Flash point:
ca. 69 °C
Atm. press.:
ca. 1 013 hPa

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The Flashpoint of formic acid is 69 °C, determined with the cloesed cup method.
Executive summary:

The Flashpoint of formic acid substance is 69 °C, determined with the cloesed cup method.