flammable liquid


flammable liquid
   A combustible liquid that has a flash point below 80°F according to the Coast Guard, 100°F according to NFPA. Liquid having a vapor pressure over 40 psi at 100°F are classified as flammable gases. Flammable liquids are a special group of combustible liquids.

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