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Endpoint:
auto-ignition temperature (liquids)
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
May 2009
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study with acceptable restrictions
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.15 (Auto-Ignition Temperature (Liquids and Gases))
Version / remarks:
ASTM E659
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
no
Key result
Auto-ignition temperature:
387 °C
Atm. press.:
98 kPa
Remarks on result:
other:

RESULTS/CONCLUSION

 

The auto-ignition temperature was determined to be 387 +/- 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

389

100

Instant ignition / yellow flame

344

100

Instant exotherm / smoke / no flame

355

100

Exotherm / smoke / no flame

364

100

Exotherm / smoke / no flame

374

100

Exotherm / smoke / no flame

379

100

No ignition

384

100

No ignition

387

100

Instant ignition

387

50

Strong exotherm / no flame

 

 

 

 

 

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).                                

Conclusions:
The auto-ignition temperature was determined to be 387 +/- 5 ⁰C. The barometric pressure was recorded at 98 kPa.
Executive summary:

The auto-ignition temperature was determined to be 387 +/- 5 ⁰C. A complete record of the test is reported in Table XI-1. The barometric pressure was recorded at 98 kPa.

Description of key information

The auto-ignition temperature was determined to be 387 +/- 5 ⁰C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
387 °C

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