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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
november 2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ISO 2719 (Determination of flash point - Pensky-Martens closed cup method)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
ASTM D93 (Standard test methods for flash point by pensky-martens closed cup tester)
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
UN Manual of Tests and Criteria: Test L.2 (Sustained combustibility test)
Version / remarks:
UN paragr. 32.4.1
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
146 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013.25 hPa
Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of 3-methylsulfolane is 146ºC at 1013.25 hPa (standard conditions).
Executive summary:

The substance 3-methylsulfolane has a flash point of 146ºC at 1013.25 hPa according to the regulations EU Method A.9, UN paragr. 32.4.1, ASTM D 93 and ISO 2719 following the closed cup method.

Description of key information

The flash point of 3-methylsulfolane is 146ºC at 1013.25 hPa (standard conditions).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
146 °C

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