Flash Point
Burdick & Jackson solvents are arranged in order of increasing flash point, the lowest temperature at which a flammable liquid gives off sufficient vapor to form an ignitable mixture with air near its surface or within a vessel (by closed cup method unless otherwise indicated).

 
  Flash Point (F)
Ethyl Ether -49
Pentane <-40
Methyl t-Butyl Ether -18
Hexane -7
   
Acetone -4
Cyclohexane -4
Petroleum Ether <0
Tetrahydrofuran 6
n-Butyl Chloride 15
   
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 16
Triethylamine 16
Cyclopentane < 20
Ethyl Acetate 24
Heptane 25
Glyme 29
   
Iso-Octane 40 (OC)
Toluene 40
Acetonitrile 42
Methyl n-Propyl Ketone 45
Methanol 52
   
Isopropyl Alcohol 53
1,4-Dioxane 54
Ethyl Alcohol 55
Ethylene Dichloride 56
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone 64
   
Pyridine 68
n-Butyl Acetate 72
n-Propyl Alcohol 74
Chlorobenzene 82
Isobutyl Alcohol 82
   
o-Xylene 90
Methyl Isoamyl Ketone 96
n-Butyl Alcohol 98
2-Methoxyethanol 102
   
N,N-Dimethylformamide 136
o-Dichlorobenzene 151
Dimethyl Acetamide 158
 
Dimethyl Sulfoxide 203
 
N-Methylpyrrolidone 204 (OC)
 
   
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 222
 
Propylene Carbonate 275 (OC)
 
Isopropyl Myristate 330
 

No flash point:

    Chloroform
    Dichloromethane
    1,1,2-Trichlorotrifluoroethane
    Trifluoroacetic Acid
    Water
     

Abbreviation:

    OC open cup