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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
May 2009
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Analysis was performed using a documented method, in accordance with REACH Annex XI.
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
400 °C
Atm. press.:
1 atm
Remarks on result:
other:

RESULTS/CONCLUSION

 

The auto-ignition temperature was determined to be 400 +/- 5 ⁰C. A complete record of the test is reported in Table XI-1. The barometric pressure was recorded at 98 kPa.

 

Table XI-1. Auto-ignition test results

 

Temp, C

Sample Size, ml

Result

443

100

Instant Hot Flame

433

100

Instant Hot Flame

414

100

Instant Hot Flame

396

100

Sharp Exotherm/no flame

404

100

Instant Hot Flame

400-401

100

Ignition in 10 seconds

400

50

Sharp Exotherm at 15 seconds

 

 

REFERENCES

 

XI-1. K. Nabert, G. Schoen, and T. Redeker, Safety Characteristics of Flammable Gases and Vapors, Volumes I and II, Third Ed., Deutscher Eichverlag (2004).                                

Description of key information

The auto-ignition temperature was determined using an oven method which conforms to ASTM E659 to be 400 C at 101,325 Pa.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
400 °C

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