ASTM D93 Flash Point Testing

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Full Test Name: 
ASTM D93 - Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester
Used For: 

Determining the flash point for petroleum products.  This test is often necessary as for many regulations "the practice of estimating the flash point of the finished product, based on the flash points of the individual components, is not acceptable."  The ASTM D93 standard is available for purchase from ASTM here.

Applicable Regulations: 
  • CCCR, 2001 - Classification of Flammable Products
  • Controlled Products Regulations (WHMIS MSDSs and WHMIS labels) - Class B - Flammable and Combustible Material Classification 
  • 1910.1200 (OSHA MSDS) – Toxic and Hazardous Substances – Hazard Communication


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