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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
The study was conducted between 14 May 2018 and 23 May 2018
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Remarks:
Date of Inspection: 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017 Date on Certificate: 28 November 2017
Type of method:
equilibrium method closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Remarks:
Setaflash 30000-0
Specific details on test material used for the study:
SOURCE OF TEST MATERIAL
- Source and lot/batch No.of test material: 2955
- Expiration date of the lot/batch: 04 February 2019

STABILITY AND STORAGE CONDITIONS OF TEST MATERIAL
- Storage condition of test material: Room temperature, in the dark

Key result
Flash point:
182 °C
Atm. press.:
101.8 kPa

Results of the flash point determination are shown in the following table:

Table 1

Temperature (°C)

Observations

21.0

No flash

26.0

No flash

31.0

No flash

36.0

No flash

41.0

No flash

46.0

No flash

51.0

No flash

56.0

No flash

61.0

No flash

66.0

No flash

71.0

No flash

71.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

76.0

No flash

81.0

No flash

86.0

No flash

91.0

No flash

96.0

No flash

101.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

106.0

No flash

111.0

No flash

111.6

No flash

121.0

No flash

126.0

No flash

136.0

No flash

141.0

No flash

146.0

No flash

151.0

No flash

151.0 (fresh sample)

No flash

156.0

No flash

161.0

No flash

166.0

No flash

171.0

No flash

176.0

No flash

181.0

No flash

186.0

No flash

191.0

No flash

196.0

A blue/grey flash spread across the sample cup

196.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

191.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

186.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

181.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

182.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

182.0 (fresh sample)

A blue flash spread across the sample cup

180.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

180.0 (fresh sample)

No flash. The test flame increased in size.

Atmospheric pressure: 101.8 kPa

Observed flash point: 182.0 °C

Corrected flash point: 181.9°C

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 182 ± 2 °C.
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 182 ± 2 °C

using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.

Description of key information

The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 182 ± 2 °C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
182 °C

Additional information

The flash point of the test item has been determined to be 182 ± 2 °C

using a closed cup equilibrium method designed to be compatible with Method A.9 Flash Point of Commission Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 of 30 May 2008.