International Standard
ISO 13736:2021
Determination of flash point — Abel closed-cup method
Reference number
ISO 13736:2021
Edition 4
International Standard
Read sample
ISO 13736:2021
Published (Edition 4, 2021)
This standard has 1 amendment.

ISO 13736:2021

ISO 13736:2021
CHF 129
Convert Swiss francs (CHF) to your currency


This document specifies a method for the determination of the manual and automated closed cup flash point of combustible liquids having flash points between –30,0 °C to 75,0 °C. However, the precision given for this method is only valid for flash points in the range −8,5 °C to 75,0 °C.

This document is not applicable to water-borne paints.

NOTE 1   Water borne paints can be tested using ISO 3679[1].

NOTE 2   See 9.1 for the importance of this test in avoiding loss of volatile materials.

NOTE 3   Liquids containing halogenated compounds can give anomalous results.

NOTE 4   The thermometer specified for the manual apparatus limits the upper test temperature to 70,0 °C.

NOTE 5   See 13.1 for more specific information related to precision.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2021-03
    : International Standard published [60.60]
  •  : 4
     : 24
  • ISO/TC 28
  • RSS updates


Amendments are issued when it is found that new material may need to be added to an existing standardization document. They may also include editorial or technical corrections to be applied to the existing document.

Amendment 1

Bias statement update

Edition 2022

ISO 13736:2021/Amd 1:2022
CHF 18
Convert Swiss francs (CHF) to your currency

Sustainable Development Goals

This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goal

Got a question?

Check out our Help and Support

Check out our FAQs

Customer care
+41 22 749 08 88

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)