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Endpoint:
flash point, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
29-09-2014 - 29-09-2014
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with generally accepted scientific standards and described in sufficient detail
Justification for type of information:
Data is from experimental study report
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: as mentioned below
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The flash point is the lowest temperature at which there will be enough flammable vapor to ignite when an ignition source is applied.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Key result
Flash point:
121.6 °C
Atm. press.:
978.8 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: No other details available

Method Details

Observations

Guideline

OECD 103

Yes

Method

Closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus

Yes

Principle of Flash point test

The flash point of a flammable liquid is the lowest temperature at which there will be enough flammable vapor to ignite when an ignition source is applied.

 

Type of method

·    Closed cup

 

Flash point apparatus

·    Abel’s flash pt apparatus

·    Pensky – Martin’s flash point apparatus

Pensky-martin’s flash point apparatus

Volume of chemical used

 mg/ml/g

10g

Ignition source

Gas lighter/flame

Gas lighter

Atmospheric pressure

hPa

978.8hPa

Flash point (RESULT)

°C

121.6°C

Conclusions:
The flash point of test chemical was determined to be 121.6°C at 978.8hPa.
Executive summary:

The flash point determination of test substance was done by the closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was found to be 121.6°C at 978.8 hPa.

Description of key information

The flash point determination of test substance was done by the closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was found to be 121.6°C at 978.8 hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
121.6 °C

Additional information

The flash point determination of test substance was done by the closed cup method using Pensky Martin’s Flash Point Apparatus. The flashpoint of the test substance was found to be 121.6°C at 978.8 hPa.

From other experimental report, flash point of test chemical by the open cup method was found to be 131.5 degC at 995 hPa.