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Auto flammability

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Description of key information

The autoflammability temperature of ethylene is 450°C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Autoflammability / Self-ignition temperature at 101 325 Pa:
723 K

Additional information

The autoflammability temperature of ethylene is 450°C. (CRC Handbook 2008) No information on the methods used is available. However, this information is taken from a reliable peer reviewed handbook and so can be considered reliable and suitable for use as the key study for this endpoint.