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Endpoint:
auto-flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
30 March 2010 – 28 May 2010
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: This study has been performed according to OECD and EC guidelines and according to GLP principles.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
study report
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2010
Report date:
2010

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
other: Protocol for the REACH registration of Natural Complex substances, Appendix 3 Adaptation of the Standard Testing Regime for NCSs.
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Vetiveria zizanioides, ext.
EC Number:
282-490-8
EC Name:
Vetiveria zizanioides, ext.
Cas Number:
84238-29-9
Molecular formula:
Not available due to the UVCB nature of the substance
IUPAC Name:
Essential oil of Vetiveria zizanioides (Poaceaes)
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Vetiveria zizanioides, ext.
- Substance type: Clear brown liquid
- Physical state: liquid
- Analytical purity: treated as 100% pure
- Lot/batch No.: ADL 53 901
- Expiration date of the lot/batch: 04 January 2011
- Stability under test conditions: stable
- Storage condition of test material: At room temperature in the dark
- Other: -

Results and discussion

Auto-ignition temperature (liquids / gases)
Auto-ignition temperature:
300 °C
Atm. press.:
1 011 hPa
Remarks on result:
other:
Relative self-ignition temperature (solids)
Relative self-ignition temperature:
300 °C
Remarks on result:
other:
Remarks:
at atm. press. of 1011.0 hPa

Any other information on results incl. tables

Table 7 Self-ignition temperature of the test substance

Test

Volume [μl]

Self-ignition temperature [°C]

Observations

Colour of the flame

Ignition delay [s]

1

70

200

-

-

-

70

200

-

-

-

2

70

300

Flame

orange/yellow

14

70

300

Flame

orange/yellow

19

 

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Commercially available self-ignition temperatures apparatus was used for the determination of the degree of self-ignitability of Vetiveria zizanioides, ext. At 1010.8 hPa, the test substance is self-ignitable at 300°C but not at 200°C.
Executive summary:

Commercially available self-ignition temperatures apparatus was used for the determination of the degree of self-ignitability of Vetiveria zizanioides, ext. At 1010.8 hPa, the test substance is self-ignitable at 300°C but not at 200°C.

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