A Study on the Appropriateness of the Combustible Properties of MSDS for o-Cresol

오토크레졸의 MSDS 연소특성치의 적정성 연구

  • Ha, Dong-Myeong (Department of Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, Semyung University)
  • 하동명 (세명대학교 보건안전공학과)
  • Received : 2015.02.04
  • Accepted : 2015.03.11
  • Published : 2015.04.30


For the safe handling of o-cresol, this study was investigated the explosion limits of o-cresol in the reference data. The flash points and AITs(auto-ignition temperatures) by ignition delay time were experimented. The lower flash points of o-cresol by using closed-cup tester were experimented in $77^{\circ}C$ and $80^{\circ}C$. The lower flash points of o-cresol by using open cup tester were experimented in $86^{\circ}C$ and $87^{\circ}C$. This study measured relationship between the AITs and the ignition delay times by using ASTM E659 tester for o-cresol. The AIT of o-cresol was experimented as $495^{\circ}C$. The lower explosion limit(LEL) by the measured the lower flash point for o-cresol was calculated as 1.27 Vol%.


o-cresol;flash point;explosion limit;autoignition temperature(AIT);ASTM E659


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