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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
August - September 2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2018
Report date:
2018

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ASTM D3278 (Standard test methods for flash point of liquids by small scale closed-cup apparatus)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ISO 3679 (Determination of flash point - Rapid equilibrium closed cup method)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ISO 3680 (Determination of flash/no flash - Rapid equilibrium closed cup method)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Remarks:
series 8 model 82100-0

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Cymbopogon nardus, ext.
EC Number:
289-753-6
EC Name:
Cymbopogon nardus, ext.
Cas Number:
89998-15-2
IUPAC Name:
Cymbopogon nardus, ext.
Test material form:
liquid

Results and discussion

Flash pointopen allclose all
Flash point:
59 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Flash point:
60 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Key result
Flash point:
59.3 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
Category 3 (flammable liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
The Flash point of Citronella oil (Cymbopogon Nardus) is 59.3ºC at ambient pressure.
Executive summary:

Citronella oil (Cymbopogon Nardus) is 59.3ºC at ambient pressure according to the guidelines ASTM D3278, ISO 3679 and ISO 3680.

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