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relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Data comes from a peer-reviewed handbook cited among "reference books containing peer-reviewed physico-chemical data" in the ECHA guidance document on information requirements and chemical safety assessment (R.7a).
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Relative self-ignition temperature:
510 °C
Catechol presents a self-ignition temperature of 510°C.
Executive summary:

This peer-reviewed handbook reports a self-ignition temperature of 510°C for catechol.

Description of key information

Self-ignition temperature: 510°C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
510 °C

Additional information

A data from a peer-reviewed handbook is available, and flagged as a key study.