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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
26 June - 28 August 2009
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study was performed according to OECD and EC guidelines and according to GLP principles.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2009
Report date:
2009

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN), DIN Guide 51794: "Determining the Ignition Temperature of Petroleum Products", May 2003.
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: International Electrotechnical Commision (IEC), IEC standard 79-4: "Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres, Part 4, Method of Test for Ignition Temperature", 1975.
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Reaction mass of 3-[3-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)-2-hydroxypropoxy]propane-1,2-diol and 3-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)propane-1,2-diol and 3-[3-[3-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)-2-hydroxypropoxy]-2-hydroxypropoxy]propane-1,2-diol
EC Number:
915-741-3
Cas Number:
25618-55-7
Molecular formula:
not applicable - multi-constituent substance
IUPAC Name:
Reaction mass of 3-[3-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)-2-hydroxypropoxy]propane-1,2-diol and 3-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)propane-1,2-diol and 3-[3-[3-(2,3-dihydroxypropoxy)-2-hydroxypropoxy]-2-hydroxypropoxy]propane-1,2-diol
Constituent 2
Reference substance name:
Polyglycerol-3
IUPAC Name:
Polyglycerol-3
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Polyglycerol-3
- Substance type: organic liquid
- Physical state: Colourless to pale yellow viscous liquid
- Analytical purity:
27.9% Diglycerol
46.0% Triglycerol
17.9% Tetraglycerol
5.6% Pentaglycerol
2.6% Hexaglycerol and higher
- Purity test date: no data
- Lot/batch No.: RBA081008A
- Expiration date of the lot/batch: 31 May 2010
- Stability under test conditions: stabile

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
400 °C
Atm. press.:
> 1 008 - < 1 021 hPa
Remarks on result:
other:

Any other information on results incl. tables

Main study –auto-ignition temperature of the test substance

Test

Volume


[μl]

Auto-ignition
temperature

[°C]

Ignition delay



[s]

Colour of the flame

Minimum auto-ignition
temperature
[°C]

1

70

428

24

orange/blue

414

 

150

414

28

orange/blue

 

 

220

415

20

orange/blue

 

2

100

411

26

orange/blue

400

 

200

400

25

orange/blue

 

 

370

412

23

orange/blue

 

3

50

429

21

orange/blue

400

 

175

400

28

orange/blue

 

 

245

411

24

orange/blue

 

 

 

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Commercially available auto-ignition temperatures apparatus was used for the determination of the degree of auto-ignitability of Polyglycerol-3.
The test substance is auto-ignitable with an auto-ignition temperature at 1008.3 – 1021.3 hPa of 400°C.