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Endpoint:
flash point, other
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
03/02/2016-04/02/2016
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ISO No., other: Penskey Martens Apparatus
Principles of method if other than guideline:
The flash point determination of test chemical was done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus.
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Pensky-Martens apparatus
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- Name of test material (IUPAC Name): 3-Nitrobenzoic acid
- Common name: m-Nitrobenzoic acid
- Molecular formula: C7N5NO4
- Molecular weight: 167.1195 g/mol
- Smiles notation: c1(cc(ccc1)[N+](=O)[O-])C(=O)O
- InChI: 1S/C7H5NO4/c9-7(10)5-2-1-3-6(4-5)8(11)12/h1-4H,(H,9,10)
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state: Solid
Key result
Flash point:
189.6 °C
Atm. press.:
979 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: No other detail available

Method Details

Observations

Remarks if, any

Method

Closed cup method using Pensky-Martens Flash Point Apparatus

 

 

Principle of Flash point test

The flash point of a flammable substance 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-Martens flash point apparatus

Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus

 

Quantity of chemical used

g

   5 g

 

Ignition source

Gas lighter/flame

 Gas lighter

 

Atmospheric pressure

hPa

979.0 hPa

 

 Mean Flash point (RESULT)

°C

189.6

 

Interpretation of results:
GHS criteria not met
Conclusions:
The flash point determination of test chemical was done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus. The test was conducted in replicates and mean flash point was determine to be 189.6°C at 979.0hPa.
Executive summary:

The flash point determination of test chemical was done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus. The test was conducted in replicates and mean flash point was determine to be 189.6°C at 979.0hPa.

Description of key information

The flash point determination of test chemicalwas done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus. The test was conducted in replicates and mean flash point was determine to be 189.6°C at 979.0hPa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
189.6 °C

Additional information

The flash point determination of test chemical was done following closed cup method using Pensky-Martens flash point apparatus. The test was conducted in replicates and mean flash point was determine to be 189.6°C at 979.0hPa.

From the other authorative databases flash point of test chemical is concluded to be 190 Deg C which is near to key value.