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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
14 JAN 2002 - 21 MAR 2002
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Reason / purpose:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose:
reference to same study
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Version / remarks:
Guideline 92/69/EEC, 1992
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. certificate)
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Setaflash apparatus
Flash point:
90.5 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013.3 hPa

Preliminary measurement:

Volume : 2.0 mL

Flash point: 91.1 °C Measured

Barometric pressure 1019.8 hPa

Main Test:

The following table shows the results of the principal test. Temperatures, where ignition (+) was detected and where not (-).

Temperature [°C] Ignition +/-   Barometric pressure [hPa]  Flashpoint [°C] (corrected) 

86.0

- 1019.8   
87.0 - 1019.8   
88.0 -  1019.8    

89.0

-  1019.8    
90.0  1019.8    
91.0 +  1019.8  

 90.83

89.0 -  1019.8    
90.0 -  1019.8    
91.0 +  1019.8    90.83
90.0 +  1019.8    89.83
 89.0  1019.8    
 89.0  -   1019.8   
 89.0  -   1019.8   
 90.0  -   1019.8   
 91.0  +   1019.8   90.83

Mean flash point corrected to 1013 hPa: 90.5 °C.

Interpretation of results:
other: EU GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point at atmospheric pressure (1013.3 hPa) is: 90.5 °C.
Executive summary:

The flash point was tested according to EU Method A.9 in a GLP study with a Setaflash apparatus. The flash point at atmospheric pressure (1013.3 hPa) is: 90.5 °C.

Description of key information

The flash point was tested according to EU Method A.9 in a GLP study with a Setaflash apparatus. The flash point at atmospheric pressure (1013.3 hPa) is 90.5 °C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
90.5 °C

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