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2.6.2.: Classification criteria

2.6.2.1. A flammable liquid shall be classified in one of the three categories for this class in accordance with Table 2.6.1:


Table 2.6.1

Criteria for flammable liquids

Category

Criteria

1

Flash point < 23 °C and initial boiling point ≤ 35 °C

2

Flash point < 23 °C and initial boiling point > 35 °C

3

Flash point ≥ 23 °C and ≤ 60 °C ()

(1)   For the purpose of this Regulation gas oils, diesel and light heating oils having a flash point between ≥ 55 °C and ≤ 75 °C may be regarded as Category 3.

Note:

Aerosols shall not be classified as flammable liquids; see section 2.3.